Standard topics

The Topic Expert Group on Nutrition develops standards on the following topics:

  • Written standards of nutritional practice
  • Effective implementation of early parenteral feeding
  • Establishment of enteral feeding in preterm infants
  • Providing mother´s own milk (MOM) for preterm and ill term infants
  • The role of human milk banks
  • Family education and training on infant feeding in the unit and after discharge
  • The role of preterm formula
  • Feeding of late preterm infants
  • Monitoring growth in the neonatal unit
  • The role of nutrient supplements for preterm infants