Introduction to preterm nutrition

This e-learning will give you an introduction into the very specific nutritional needs of the the preterm infant.

Topics include:

  • The preterm infant, including fetal growth and development and outcomes and terminology of the preterm infant
  • Nutritional requirements and challenges for the preterm infant
  • Feeding the preterm infant, including route and choice of feed in hospital and micronutrient supplementation
  • Growth and development of the preterm infant, including expected weight gain/growth monitoring charts, developmental considerations, community care of the preterm infant at home and weaning onto solids

Introduction to preterm nutrition


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