Why Nutrition of the Preterm Matters – Long-Term Consequences of Adverse Early Nutrition and Growth

Miami Neonatology 2016: Annual International Conference

William W. Hay, Jr, MD, professor of pediatrics, director, Child Maternal Health Program, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and scientific director of the Perinatal Research Center at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, discusses how growth rate in the preterm infant must be carefully managed, and the pitfalls of under- or over-nutrition. Participants in this presentation will have a better understanding of the preterm infant’s protein and calorie needs.


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