Abbott Nutrition Similac Human Milk Fortifier Powder

Brand/Manufacturer: ABBOTT
Item # Desc Pkg Price
54598 0.9g, Packet $3.42
$145.98
$113.97
54598 0.9g, Packet $9.30
$415.80
$309.90

Abbott Nutrition Similac Human Milk Fortifier Powder is a nutritional supplement that is specially designed to mix with human milk for premature babies and very low birth weight infants. It comes in a powder form with a small convenient packaging for less spillage and easy travel. This pediatric nutritional supplement is well tolerated with babies. Peer-reviewed studies have shown that infants fed with Similac Fortifier demonstrated excellent improvements in length, weight, and head circumference. According to other studies, it helps improve the infant's bone mineralization and growth.


Similac Human Milk Fortifier Powder Features

  • In a peer-reviewed study, preserved the antibacterial activity of human milk against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus, Group B Strepotcoccus, and Enterobacter sakazakii (now Cronobacter sakazakii)
  • Low iron level provides flexibility to add iron as needed
  • Gluten-free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Note: Use under medical supervision

Precautions:
  • Add only to human milk - Do not add water
  • Tolerance to enteral feedings should be confirmed by offering small volumes of unfortified human milk
  • Once enteral feeding is well established, Similac HMF Powder can be added to human milk
  • Not intended for feeding low-birth-weight infants after they reach a weight of 3600 g (approximately 8 lb) or as directed by a physician
  • Powdered infant formulas are not sterile and should not be fed to premature infants or infants who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by baby's doctor
  • Never use a microwave oven to warm feedings. Serious burns can result.

What to buy with Similac Fortifier


How to use Similac Human Milk Fortifier?

It is used for premature and low-birth-weight infants so proper hygiene, handling, and storage are important when preparing fortified human milk. Failure to follow these directions could result in severe harm.


Additional CaloriesDesired Human Milk Similac Human Milk Fortifier
2 (Cal/fl oz)50 mL50 mL
4 (Cal/fl oz)25 mL25 mL

Immediate use of Fortifier:

  1. Pour desired quantity of human milk into sterile feeding container
  2. To open packet, tear top off completely along perforation
  3. Add contents to human milk; shake until mixed well
  4. Bottle Feeding: Discard one hour after feeding begins
  5. Tube Feeding: Limit hang time to a maximum of 4 hours

Use Similac HMF When Stored:

  • Refrigerate unused fortified human milk and use within 24 hours
  • After refrigeration, remix gently if needed. Feed promptly.

Storage Instructions for Milk Fortifier:

  • Keep unopened packets at room temperature
  • Avoid extreme temperatures

Abbott Nutrition Similac Human Milk Fortifier Powder User Guide

What is Human Milk Fortifier made of?

It is made up of Milk and Soy ingredients. It conains following ingredients:

Nonfat Milk, Whey Protein Concentrate, Corn Syrup Solids, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Calcium Phosphate, Potassium Citrate, Less than 2% of: Soy Lecithin, Minerals (Magnesium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Potassium Phosphate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenate), Vitamins (Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Phylloquinone, Thiamin Chloride Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cyanocobalamin, Niacinamide, Folic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Ascorbic Acid, m-Inositol), Potassium Hydroxide.

Is Human Milk Fortifier necessary?

Not all premature babies need Human Milk Fortifier. It is specially used for the infants when human breast milk is not enough, or babies born with very low birth weight (between 1251-1500g).

What is Similac Human Milk Fortifier?

Similac Human Milk Fortier is a mineral and protein supplement used for premature babies born with very low weight. It is combined with breast milk. This supplement contains additional vitamins, calories, etc. that help gain weight and babies' growth.

Similac Breast Milk Fortifier Nutritional Supplement Facts

ParticularServing Size:1 Packet (0.9 g)Serving Size: 26 mL

Nutrient Data

Calories3.520
Protein0.25g0.60g
Fat0.09g1.06g
Carbohydrate0.45g2.11g
Water0g22g
Linoleic Acid0g92g
Potential Renal Solute Load, mOsm2.8
Vitamins
Vitamin A155IU252IU
Vitamin D30IU31IU
Vitamin E0.8IU1.1IU
Vitamin K2.1mcg2.1mcg
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), 58mcg63mcg
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)104mg120mg
Vitamin B653mg60mg
Vitamin B120.16mcg0.17mcg
Niacin893mg900mg
Folic Acid (Folacin)5.75mcg6.6mcg
Pantothenic Acid375400mcg
Biotin6.5mcg6.6mcg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)6.3mg8.9mg
Choline0.5mg2.8mg
Inositol1mg4.6mg
Minerals
Calcium29mg35mg
Calcium1.46mg
Phosphorus16mg19mg
Magnesium1.7mg2.5mg
Iron0.08mg0.11mg
Zinc0.25mg0.34mg
Manganese1.8mcg2.0mcg
Copper43mcg59mcg
Iodine0.8mg3.5mg
Selenium0.1mcg0.5mcg
Sodium4mg10mg
Sodium0.16mEq1mEq
Potassium16mg30mg
Potassium0.40mEq
Chloride9mg23g
Chloride0.27mEq

Note:
  • One packet (0.9 g) Similac Human Milk Fortifier Powder in 25 mL preterm human milk. Preterm human milk values from "Meeting the Special Needs of Low-Birth-Weight and Premature Infants in the Hospital", Columbus, OH, Abbott Nutrition, Abbott Laboratories, Jan 1998, p 56
  • Values based on term human milk from Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition. "Pediatric Nutrition Handbook", ed 4. Elk Grove Village: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1998:40; 132-135, 217, 258, 655-658

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