Nourishing the Neonate Conference 2018

Optimizing Nutrition for Neonatal Growth & Development Outcomes

November 6, 2018

Designed for physicians, dietitians and nurses, Nourishing the Neonate 2018 explores the role of nutrition in optimizing growth and early and long term development of the neonate.

International experts in neonate nutrition care will be speaking on:

  • How nutrition in early life helps program later health
  • Neonatal nutrition & neurodevelopment
  • How polyunsaturated fatty acids can affect brain development and allergy risk
  • Importance of pre and postnatal iron intake in early and long term follow up
  • Assessing the implication to practice of donor milk sharing
  • Managing weight loss in exclusively breastfed newborns
  • Growth assessment of preterm infants

Time details: 7 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.

Location: Amphitheater - Alberta Children’s Hospital - 2888 Shaganappi Trail NS, Calgary AB

Register online or contact nfles.etd@ahs.ca for more information.

  • Early bird deadline: October 5.

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