Medically Indicated Infant Formula Supplementation: Educating and Supporting Mixed Feeding Families
1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. This course is an archived presentation from NAPNAP's 2023 National Conference and is offered free with a coupon for conference attendees until 12/31/23.
Though human milk feeding is the gold standard nutrition for newborns and infants, exclusive human milk feeding is not always achievable. Using case studies and personal accounts, this presentation aims to help providers identify infants who require supplementation and review recommendations for how to supplement safely and effectively while still working toward achieving the lactation goals of the family. The presenters will also discuss the history of supplementation and current trends including issues related to the recent formula shortage.
Please note that this program is a recording from a live and virtual session from NAPNAP 2023 national conference in Orlando, Fla. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.
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This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.0 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.
Keywords: breastfeeding, nutrition, infant nutrition, human milk, formula, milk bank, supplementation
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.
- Review the history of supplementation and its evolution.
- Identify infants requiring medically indicated formula supplementation.
- Compare and contrast various types of supplementation including infant formulas, milk banking and informal milk sharing.
- Apply appropriate supplementation, including volume and methods of supplementation and feeding techniques.
- Provide support and education to mixed feeding families using patient-centered care and shared decision making.
Cynthia A. Chew, DNP, CPNP-PC, IBCLC
Christine Pfundstein, MS, APRN, CPNP, IBCLC
- 1.00 Contact hours