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Cow & Gate nutriprem protein supplement

Cow & Gate nutriprem protein supplement is a food for special medical purposes, for the dietary management of extremely low birth weight infants who require additional protein. The supplement should be added to fortified breastmilk or to preterm formula to achieve a protein level to support appropriate growth and development. For preterm babies weighing <1,000 g a protein intake of 3.6 – 4.1g/100kcal (4.0 – 4.5 g/kg/d) is recommended by ESPGHAN 2010.1

  • The first protein supplement developed to meet the increased protein requirements of infants <1,000g
  • Available in 1g sachets for convenience and freshness
  • Adaptable to the unique needs of preterm infant
  • Contains the same protein hydrolysate as nutriprem human milk fortifier

Whey protein hydrolysate (from milk), Casein hydrolysate (from milk).

Allergy Advice. For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

If added to fortified breast milk:

1. If possible measure the protein content of breast milk and add human milk fortifier according to instructions. Then add the appropriate amount of protein supplement to achieve the recommended level of protein of 3.6 – 4.1g/100 kcal1

2. For best practice use fortified feed immediately, or in accordance with hospital procedures for handling fortified milk

If added to preterm formula:

1. Nutriprem 1 contains 3.3g protein/100 kcal (2.6 g/100ml). For extremely low birthweight infants whose protein requirements are not met by standard feeding solutions, 0.4 g – 0.9 g protein supplement per 100 ml nutriprem 1 needs to be added

2. Discard bottle and remaining contents within one hour of opening

  • Not suitable for intravenous use.
  • Should only be used under the close medical supervision of a neonatologist or dietitian.
  • Do not use Cow & Gate nutriprem protein supplement instead of breastmilk fortifier or low birthweight formula as this supplement contains proteins and not complete nutrition.

Why Cow & Gate protein supplement?

It is the only preterm range to be fully compliant with European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) recommendations.

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We pride ourselves on delivering exceptionally high standards.​​

Important notice

Breastfeeding is best for babies. Cow & Gate nutriprem protein supplement is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of extremely low birthweight infants who require additional protein. It should only be used under medical supervision, after full consideration of the feeding options available including breastfeeding. Suitable from birth. It is not suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition.