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Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula

Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula is a nutritionally complete food for special medical purposes, for the dietary management of preterm and low birthweight infants. It has been specially developed and formulated in line with the latest guidelines in preterm nutrition and is compliant with ESPGHAN recommendations for infants weighing 1-1.8kgs1

Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula:

  • Provides 80kcal per 100ml and the nutrients needed for preterm and low birthweight infants in a small volume
  • ESPGHAN compliant for infants weighing 1-1.8kgs1
  • Available in a sterile ready-to-feed 70ml bottle

Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula provides energy and nutrient levels to help support intrauterine growth rates with a lower volume intake than would be required with a standard term milk.

Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula also contains milk fat, to aid calcium and fat absorption, ease digestion and soften stools2-6 and prebiotic oligosaccharides (OS) proven to beneficially support gut health7.

Prebiotic oligosaccharides are non-digestible oligosaccharides that occur naturally in breastmilk. They feed the beneficial bifidobacteria in the gut, encouraging their growth. Our prebiotic oligosaccharide mixture of GOS/FOS is clinically proven to have positive health benefits for preterm infants8-10

Water, Skimmed milk, Maltodextrin, Lactose (from milk), Vegetable oils (High oleic sunflower oil, Rapeseed oil, Sunflower oil, Medium chain triglycerides (Coconut oil, Palm oil), Evening primrose oil), Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (from milk), Whey protein (from milk), Anhydrous milk fat, Phospholipid (from egg), Precipitated milk minerals, Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), Fish oil, Sodium chloride, Vitamin C, Acidity regulator (Citric acid), Inositol, Oil from Mortierella alpina, Calcium phosphate, Sodium hydrogen carbonate, Sodium citrate, Calcium hydroxide, Choline chloride, Dipotassium hydrogen phosphate, Iron lactate, Emulsifier (Soy lecithin), Taurine, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Niacin, Zinc sulphate, Cytidine 5′-monophosphate, Vitamin D3, Antioxidant (Ascorbyl palmitate), L-Carnitine, Pantothenic acid, Uridine 5′-monophosphate sodium salt, Inosine 5′-monophosphate sodium salt, Adenosine 5′-monophosphate, Guanosine 5′-monophosphate sodium salt, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Copper sulphate, Folic acid, Potassium iodide, Manganese sulphate, Vitamin K1, Sodium selenite, Biotin.

Allergy advice: for allergens, see ingredients in bold.

  1. Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula can be fed to the infant at a rate of between 150-200ml/kg/day, until the infant reaches 1,800-2,000g.
  2. Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula can be used to complement breastmilk, i.e. given as alternate feeds or prior to the availability of breastmilk
  3. Once opened, unused milk can be kept refrigerated for max. 8 hours. For hygiene reasons, if fed from the 70ml ready-to-feed bottle, discard contents within 1 hour of opening.

  1. Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula should only be used under the close medical supervision of a neonatologist or dietitian.
  2. The levels of most vitamins and minerals in Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula are higher than in infant milks and additional supplements are not usually necessary. If indicated however, the increased nutrient density of the formula should be considered.
  3. This product is for enteral use only.
  4. Not suitable for vegetarians
  5. Suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition for preterm and low birthweight infants
  6. Cow & Gate nutripem 1 preterm and low birthweight formula is Halal certified.

Importance notice

Breastfeeding is best for babies. Cow & Gate nutriprem 1 is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of preterm and low birthweight infants. It should only be used under medical supervision, after full consideration of the feeding options available including breastfeeding. Suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition for preterm and low birthweight infants.

Our quality assurance

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptionally high standards.​​

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  2. Bar-Yoseph F et al. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acide 2013;89(4):139-43.
  3. Carnielli et al. Am J Clin Nutr 1995;61(5):1037-1042.
  4. Carnieli et al. Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1996;23(5):553560.
  5. Kennedy et al. Am j Clin Nut 1999;70(5):920-7.
  6. Quinlan et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1995;20(1):81-90.
  7. Gibson GR, Roberfroid MB J Nutr 1995;125:1401-1412.
  8. Boehm G et al. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2002;86:F178-81
  9. Knol J et al. Acta Paediatr 2005;94(449):31-3.
  10. Mihatsch W et al. Acta Paediatar 2006;95(7):843-8.