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Top Six: Most popular printed guides for healthcare professionals

We have developed a range of printed resources for you to use yourself or with your patients. These printed guides for healthcare professionals are exclusively available to registered Nutricia users and are completely free. Below we have listed six of our most ordered guides, each of which can provide you with on-hand guidance to help inform your day-to-day practice, or directly assist your patients. 

To order any of the below, all you need to do is register with Nutricia, add the resources you like to your cart, fill out your delivery details and submit your order. Your items will then be posted to you as soon as possible and within 14 days. 

1. Vaginal examination guide

Designed specifically for healthcare professionals by community midwife Jean Aspin, this useful pocket-sized tool provides invaluable information and visual references of the vagina during the different stages of dilation and labour. Easy-to-understand diagrams provide clear illustrations, not only for vaginal dilation but for the diameters and structure of the fetal skull. [Order]

2. Cow’s milk allergy – parent support book

A support book for parents of children diagnosed with cow’s milk allergy, this guide is designed to help parents understand the allergy under the guidance of a healthcare professional. With over 20 weaning recipes written by registered dietitian Tanya Wright (BSc Hons, MSc Allergy), the author of several books on allergies. The guide also includes a six-week tracker to help parents record their baby’s symptoms following a transition to formula. [Order]

3. Guide to nutritional management of infant feeding problems

This guide provides an overview of the nutritional management of common feeding problems including FGIDs (Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders), Cow’s Milk Allergy (CMA) and Lactose Intolerance. [Order]

4. Rome Criteria and NICE guidelines

An A5 summary of NICE Guidance on regurgitation, colic and constipation, and the management of FGIDs (Functional Gastro-Intestinal Disorders) using the ROME III Diagnostic Criteria. [Order]

5. The importance of calcium in a cow’s milk free weaning diet

Leading paediatric allergy dietitian has produced an A4 fold-out leaflet outlining the importance of calcium in early childhood. It also illustrates how calcium requirements can be achieved in infants with cow’s milk allergy. [Order]

6. A healthcare professional’s guide to maternal nutrition

A guide for healthcare professionals on maternal nutrition, covering topics such as the importance of a healthy diet, nutritional needs and supplements for pregnant women. Includes the latest information on which foods are considered unsafe during pregnancy, this detailed evidence-based guide provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge and confidence they need to offer information around nutrition for pregnant women. [Order]

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Breastfeeding is best for babies. Infant formula is suitable from birth when babies are not breastfed. Follow-on milk is only for babies over 6 months, as part of a mixed diet and should not be used as a breastmilk substitute before 6 months. We advise that all formula milks including the decision to start weaning should be made on the advice of a doctor, midwife, health visitor, public health nurse, dietitian, pharmacist or other professional responsible for maternal and child care. Foods for special medical purposes should only be used under medical supervision. May be suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition for infants from birth, and/or as part of a balanced diet from 6–12 months. Refer to label for details.