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How do you fortify breast milk with NeoSure?

How do you fortify breast milk with NeoSure?

Add 1 teaspoons of level, unpacked Neosure powder to 46 mL or 1 ½ ounces of breast milk. Mix well. Refrigerate unused portion. Use within 24 hours of preparation.

Why do babies need NeoSure?

A post-discharge formula for preemies, like Similac® NeoSure®, has increased protein, vitamins, and minerals, compared to term formula, to help promote catch-up growth during the first year. It’s designed to support her brain, eye, muscle, and bone growth, as well as her immune system.

Can I mix Similac NeoSure with breast milk?

NeoSure® formula powder can be added to your breast milk to increase the amount of calories and nutrients your baby receives.

Is NeoSure a fortifier?

For babies going home, we provide human milk fortifiers for breastfed infants and other formulas like Similac NeoSure® which supports important catch-up growth during a baby’s first year.

How do I fortify NeoSure?

Pour 4 fl oz of water into clean bottle. Add 2 unpacked level scoops of NeoSure, using only the scoop in can, and return dry scoop to can. Pour 6 fl oz of water into clean bottle. Add 3 unpacked level scoops of NeoSure, using only the scoop in can, and return dry scoop to can.

What is human milk fortifier?

What are human milk fortifiers? Commercial human milk fortifiers (HMF) are predominantly a protein and mineral supplement. It’s a boost of extra nutrition in a concentrated form. They typically contain additional calories, electrolytes and vitamins as well.

Can NeoSure cause NEC?

In addition, NeoSure and Human Milk Fortifier are both made by Similac. When babies feed on them, these products may increase the risk of NEC.

Is Similac NeoSure being recalled?

The powdered formula products that might be included in this recall are: 12.5 oz Similac Sensitive and 12.4 oz Similac Advance. This recall does NOT include Similac Isomil, Similac Neosure, and all concentrate or ready-to-feed formulas.

How many scoops in NeoSure can?

Pour 6 fl oz of water into clean bottle. Add 3 unpacked level scoops of NeoSure, using only the scoop in can, and return dry scoop to can. Wash your hands, surfaces, and utensils.

How long can you use human milk fortifier?

Babies who are started on breast milk fortifier will usually need to continue having it until they are 4 weeks past their due date. It should not be used if your baby receives over half of their feeds as formula milk, as this already has enough nutrients in it.

What is neosure formula used for?

Product Information: Similac®NeoSure® A 22 Cal/fl oz, nutrient-enriched* formula for babies who were born prematurely. Designed to be used as a preterm post-discharge formula. Use under medical supervision.

Does Similac neosure cause NEC?

Lawsuit alleges NEC resulted from Similac Neosure, Similac Human Milk Fortifier and Similac Special Car fed to premature baby in NICU

What kind of Formula do hospitals use for premature babies?

A 22 Cal/fl oz, nutrient-enriched * formula for babies who were born prematurely. Designed to be used as a preterm post-discharge formula. Use under medical supervision. * Increased protein, vitamins, and minerals compared to term infant formula. #1 Brand Premature Infant Formula. † #1 brand fed in hospitals.

How do you store fortified breast milk after delivery?

Store fortified breast milk in a covered container in the refrigerator. Throw away any unused fortified breast milk after 24 hours.