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