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Outcomes Associated with Altering Human Milk Feedings

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM


  1. Describe options for individualizing human milk fortification
  2. Discuss challenges when adding human milk analysis to nutrition assessment and management 
  3. Describe the various immunomodulatory components of mother’s own milk (MOM) and the physiologic consequences of adding fortifier or other modulars to MOM
  4. Discuss strategies to increase the use of MOM in order to foster the maturation off the infant’s microbiota and immunity


Lactoengineering: An Individualized Approach when Feeding Human Milk to VLBW Infants 

Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RDN, Professor, Nutrition and Pediatrics; Senior Nutritionist, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Exploring the Effects of Various Additives on the Immunomodulatory Components of Human Milk
Sabrina Bierman, MS, RD, CNSC, Principal NICU Dietitian, University of California San Diego Health, San Diego, CA           

Yimin Chen, PhD, RD, CNSC, Assistant Professor, Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-050-L04-P

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