Gaining and Growing: Assuring Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants in the Community

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 Gaining and Growing Brochure (pdf format)
 About this Site
 Acronyms & Definitions
 Advisory Committee
 Nutrition Assessment
 Anthropometric Measurements
 Calculating Corrected Age
 Growth Charts for Preterm Infants
 Incremental Growth/Growth Velocity
 Assessment of Feeding
 Nutritional Assessment: Nutritional Intake
 Nutritional Impact of Medications
 Nutritional Impact of Diseases of Prematurity  Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
 Short Bowel Syndrome
 Nourishing the Very Low Birth Weight Infant after Discharge  Breastfeeding
 Infant Formulas
 Infant Formula Table  Concentrating Infant Formula
 AAP Guidelines for Preterm Infants
 Energy Needs
 Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin D
 Nutrition Supplement Recommendations
 Enteral (Tube) Feeding  Determining When to Use Enteral Feeding
 Evaluating the Patient on Enteral Feeding
 Technical Aspects of Enteral Feeding
 Complications of Tube Feedings
 Advice for Caregivers
 Enteral Feeding for Children
 Feeding the Very Low Birth Weight Infant at Home  Developmental Approach
 Common Feeding Problems
 Gastroesophageal Reflux
 Feeding Behaviors
 The Caregiver/Infant Feeding Relationship for the First Year of Life
 What Parents Say About Feeding Preterm Infants  Helpful Things Health Professionals Can Provide
 Preparation for Discharge
 Concerns About Feeding that Arose in the First Year
 What Health Professionals Did That Was Not Helpful
 Decision Trees for Clinical Services  Inadequate Weight Gain
 Formula Choice with Apparent Formula Intolerance
 Growth Faltering or Failure in a Breastfeeding Infant
 Changing Formula Concentration
 Case Studies
 Resources for Nutritional Services
 Related Web Sites


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More information contact: Joan Zerzan
Page reviewed: 3/20/2007