Nourishing premature babies with human milk fortifiers

This November during Prematurity Awareness Month, Michelle Johnson with Abbott talks about human milk fortifiers that are added to breast milk to provide additional calories and essential nutrients.

Michelle Johnson, RD, area of expertise is Premature Infant Nutrition and Care.  She is a registered dietitian and research scientist in the Pediatric Global Science, Innovation and Education team at Abbott where she provides clinical and scientific expertise for Abbott’s nutrition preterm infant products. Michelle helps develop life-saving preterm nutrition products to support strong starts in life and provides medical nutrition expertise for educational initiatives. Her areas of expertise include neonatal clinical nutrition and pediatric clinical nutrition. Prior to joining Abbott in 2014, Michelle was a neonatal and pediatric nutritionist for 17 years in multiple neonatal intensive care units and pediatric hospitals in the U.S.

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