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Similac® Human Milk Fortifier Powder

Similac® Human Milk Fortifier Powder

Intended for premature and low-birth-weight infants as a nutritional supplement to add to human milk. Use under medical supervision.

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54598 Similac Human Milk Fortifier Powder / 0.9 g Packet / 3 x 50 ct Institutional

Hospitals and institutions can order Abbott Nutrition products by calling 800-551-5838, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST.

0.9 g (1 Packet)

Nutrition Data

Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 3.5
Protein, g 0.25
Fat, g 0.09
Carbohydrate, g 0.45
Water, g 0
Linoleic Acid, mg 0.0
Potential Renal Solute Load, mOsm 2.8

Vitamins

Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A, IU 155
Vitamin D, IU 30
Vitamin E, IU 0.8
Vitamin K, mcg 2.1
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg 58
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg 104
Vitamin B6, mcg 53
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.16
Niacin, mcg 893
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg 5.75
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 375
Biotin, mcg 6.5
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg 6.3
Choline, mg 0.5
Inositol, mg 1

Minerals

Amount Per Serving %DV
Calcium, mg 29
Calcium, mEq 1.46
Phosphorus, mg 16
Magnesium, mg 1.7
Iron, mg 0.08
Zinc, mg 0.25
Manganese, mcg 1.8
Copper, mcg 43
Iodine, mcg 0.8
Selenium, mcg 0.1
Sodium, mg 4
Sodium, mEq 0.16
Potassium, mg 16
Potassium, mEq 0.40
Chloride, mg 9
Chloride, mEq 0.27

26 mL (as mixed with 25 mL preterm human milk)*

Nutrition Data

Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 20
Protein, g 0.60
Fat, g 1.06
Carbohydrate, g 2.11
Water, g 22
Linoleic Acid, mg 92
Potential Renal Solute Load, mOsm 5.9

Vitamins

Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A, IU 252
Vitamin D, IU 31
Vitamin E, IU 1.1
Vitamin K, mcg 2.1
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg 63
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg 120
Vitamin B6, mcg 60
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.17
Niacin, mcg 900
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg 6.6
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 400
Biotin, mcg 6.6
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg 8.9
Choline, mg 2.8
Inositol, mg 4.6

Minerals

Amount Per Serving %DV
Calcium, mg 35
Calcium, mEq 1.8
Phosphorus, mg 19
Magnesium, mg 2.5
Iron, mg 0.11
Zinc, mg 0.34
Manganese, mcg 2.0
Copper, mcg 59
Iodine, mcg 3.5
Selenium, mcg 0.5
Sodium, mg 10
Sodium, mEq 1
Potassium, mg 30
Potassium, mEq 0.8
Chloride, mg 23
Chloride, mEq 0.7

<sup>*</sup>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.

<sup>&dagger;</sup>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.

<sup>&Dagger;</sup>Additional iron may be necessary.

Features
  • Excellent weight, length and head circumference gains demonstrated in a peer-reviewed study.<sup>1</sup>
  • In a peer-reviewed study, preserved the antibacterial activity of human milk against <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Escherichia coli</SPAN>, <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Staphylococcus, </SPAN>Group B <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Strepotcoccus</SPAN>, and <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Enterobacter sakazakii </SPAN>(now <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Cronobacter sakazakii</SPAN>).<sup>2</sup>
  • Specially formulated to mix easily with human milk.
  • Low iron level provides flexibility to add iron as needed.
  • Well tolerated.
  • Small, convenient packaging designed for less spillage.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Halal.
  • Kosher.

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 Human Milk Fortifier Powder can be added to human milk.
  • 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 your baby's doctor.
  • <B>Never use a microwave oven to warm feedings.</B> Serious burns can result.

<sup>1</sup> Barrett-Reis B, et al. Pediatrics. 2000;106:581-588.

<sup>2</sup> Chan GM. J Perinatol. 2003;23:620-623.

Unflavored Powder

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), and Potassium Hydroxide.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.

Storage & Handling

Instructions for Storage:

  • Keep unopened packets at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.

Preparation

Instructions for Use:
This product is for premature and low-birth-weight infants. Proper hygiene, handling and storage are important when preparing fortified human milk. Failure to follow these directions could result in severe harm.

Additional Calories Desired Human Milk
Similac Human Milk Fortifier
2 (Cal/fl oz) 50 mL 1 packet
4 (Cal/fl oz) 25 mL 1 packet



Immediate Use

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


When Stored

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

Similac<sup>®</sup> Human Milk Fortifier Powder

Similac® Human Milk Fortifier Powder

Intended for premature and low-birth-weight infants as a nutritional supplement to add to human milk. Use under medical supervision.

Similac<sup>®</sup> Human Milk Fortifier Powder

Features

  • Excellent weight, length and head circumference gains demonstrated in a peer-reviewed study.1
  • 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).2
  • Specially formulated to mix easily with human milk.
  • Low iron level provides flexibility to add iron as needed.
  • Well tolerated.
  • Small, convenient packaging designed for less spillage.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Halal.
  • Kosher.

1 Barrett-Reis B, et al. Pediatrics. 2000;106:581-588.

2 Chan GM. J Perinatol. 2003;23:620-623.


Safety 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 Human Milk Fortifier Powder can be added to human milk.
  • 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 your baby's doctor.
  • Never use a microwave oven to warm feedings. Serious burns can result.

Availability

List Number Item
54598 Similac Human Milk Fortifier Powder / 0.9 g Packet / 3 x 50 ct

Ingredients

Unflavored Powder

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), and Potassium Hydroxide.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.


Nutrition Information

0.9 g (1 Packet)
Value%DV
26 mL (as mixed with 25 mL preterm human milk)*
Value%DV

*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.

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.

Additional iron may be necessary.


Storage & Handling

Instructions for Storage:

  • Keep unopened packets at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.


Preparation

Instructions for Use:
This product is for premature and low-birth-weight infants. Proper hygiene, handling and storage are important when preparing fortified human milk. Failure to follow these directions could result in severe harm.

Additional Calories Desired Human Milk
Similac Human Milk Fortifier
2 (Cal/fl oz) 50 mL 1 packet
4 (Cal/fl oz) 25 mL 1 packet



Immediate Use

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


When Stored

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

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