Infant and Pediatric Feedings, 3rd Ed.
Publisher: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Editors: Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, FAND & Emily Collins, MHA, RD, CNSC
Publication: 2018; Copyright: 2019
Pages: 266 paginated; 282 total.
Paperback (8.5 x 10.9 inches)
This must-have resource for pediatric health care facilities provides the latest information guiding preparation and handling of human milk, formula and blenderized tube feeding for infants and young children. These best-practice guidelines are based on scientific research, public policy, and expert consensus. Five new chapters have been added to this well written reference, which is valuable not only for those establishing a new operation, but also for those planning to reassess and update their scope of operations.
Key topics include:
- Guidelines for the facilities, equipment, supplies, staffing and workflow needed for infant and pediatric feeding preparation.
- Information on donor human milk and guidelines for human milk products.
- Lactoengineering techniques to adjust the macronutrient content of human milk.
- A chapter focused on use of blenderized (real food) tube feedings within the hospital setting.
- Expanded information on modular components and other additives.
- Sanitation and prevention of microbial growth and infection.
- Discharge education for handling human milk and formulas at home.
- Considerations for facilities without centralized preparation and handling operations.
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About the Editors
Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, FAND is Director of the Clinical Nutrition and Lactation Services at Children's Hospital of Orange County (Orange County, CA). With more than 20 years of experience, she is board certified as a specialist in pediatric nutrition (CSP) and is international–board‐certified as a lactation consultant (IBCLC). She is an experienced neonatal intensive care dietitian and was a neonatal academic specialist for Mead Johnson Nutrition. Ms. Steele is a member of ASPEN.
Emily Collins, MHA, RD, CNSC is a Registered Dietitian and the Administrative Nutrition Manager of Ambulatory Care Services at Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI). Emily works with a team of registered dietitians who provide nutrition services for both pediatric and adult primary and specialty care patients. Emily's experience includes pediatric clinical work and the planning and oversight of a infant and feeding preparation operation at the University of Michigan. She has specialty certification in pediatric and adult nutrition support.