SMA® Preterm range

5 mins
Overview

SMA® Preterm range is a food for special medical purposes, specially designed to meet the needs of preterm low birth weight infants. It offers a unique combination of nutrients and 100% whey, partially hydrolysed protein for improved tolerance.1-4

SMA® Preterm range must be used under medical supervision.

For more information on SMA® Preterm range, click on the links below:

SMA products for preterm babies
SMA® Breast Milk Fortifier

A nutritional supplement to be added to expressed breast milk, for feeding preterm low birthweight infants (LBW). The only breast milk fortifier available in the UK and Ireland to contain iron.1

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SMA Gold Prem® 1

A Low birthweight formula for the dietary management of preterm low birthweight infants. The only low birthweight formula that meets the ESPGHAN protein recommendations1 for feeding infants under 1 kg and up to 1.8 kg.2,5-6

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SMA Gold Prem® 2

A Post discharge formula for preterm low birthweight infants. SMA Gold Prem® 2, helps promote softer stools7-8 due to its Sn-2 palmitate fat blend.7

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DSH001, DSHL001-2, DSH204, DEDWHL008

 

References Show all Hide all
  1. SMA® Breast Milk Fortifier data card.

  2. SMA Gold Prem® 1 data card.

  3. SMA Gold Prem® 2 data card.

  4. Mihatsch WA et al. Hydrolyzed protein accelerates feeding advancement in very low birth weight infants. Pediatrics 2002; 110(6): 1199–1203.

  5. Agostoni C et al. Enteral nutrient supply for preterm infants: commentary from the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Committee on Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010; 50: 1–9.

  6. Cow and Gate Nutriprem 1 datacard. Found at https://d2yhgir88ahms2.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/010834… (Accessed October 2020).

  7. Lucas A et al. Randomised controlled trial of a synthetic triglyceride milk formula for preterm infants. Archives of Disease in Childhood 1997; 77: F178–F184.

  8. Carnielli VP et al. Feeding premature newborn infants palmitic acid in amounts and stereoisomeric position similar to that of human milk: effects on fat and mineral balance. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1995; 61: 1037–1042.

Important Notice:

Breast milk is best for babies and breastfeeding should continue for as long as possible. The following products must be used under medical supervision. SMA® Breast Milk Fortifier is a nutritional supplement designed to be added to expressed breast milk for the dietary management of feeding preterm low birthweight babies. It is NOT a breast milk substitute. SMA Gold Prem® 1 is a special formula intended for the dietary management of preterm low birthweight babies who are not solely fed breast milk. It is suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition for preterm babies from birth. SMA Gold Prem® 1 is not intended for use with older preterm babies, for whom a special catch-up formula such as SMA Gold Prem® 2 is more appropriate. SMA Gold Prem® 2 is a special catch-up formula intended for the dietary management of preterm low birthweight babies who are not solely fed breast milk. It is a nutritionally complete formula for use on discharge from hospital or when a low birthweight formula is no longer appropriate. It is suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition up to 6 months corrected age. SMA Gold Prem® 2 is not intended for use with newborn preterm babies, for whom fortified breast milk or a low birthweight formula such as SMA Gold Prem® 1 is more appropriate.

SMA products for preterm babies
5 mins

SMA® Preterm range

Overview

SMA® Preterm range is a food for special medical purposes, specially designed to meet the needs of preterm low birth weight infants. It offers a unique combination of nutrients and 100% whey, partially hydrolysed protein for improved tolerance.1-4

SMA® Preterm range must be used under medical supervision.

For more information on SMA® Preterm range, click on the links below:

SMA® Breast Milk Fortifier

A nutritional supplement to be added to expressed breast milk, for feeding preterm low birthweight infants (LBW). The only breast milk fortifier available in the UK and Ireland to contain iron.1

Find out more

SMA Gold Prem® 1

A Low birthweight formula for the dietary management of preterm low birthweight infants. The only low birthweight formula that meets the ESPGHAN protein recommendations1 for feeding infants under 1 kg and up to 1.8 kg.2,5-6

Find out more

SMA Gold Prem® 2

A Post discharge formula for preterm low birthweight infants. SMA Gold Prem® 2, helps promote softer stools7-8 due to its Sn-2 palmitate fat blend.7

Find out more

References Show all Hide all
  1. SMA® Breast Milk Fortifier data card.

  2. SMA Gold Prem® 1 data card.

  3. SMA Gold Prem® 2 data card.

  4. Mihatsch WA et al. Hydrolyzed protein accelerates feeding advancement in very low birth weight infants. Pediatrics 2002; 110(6): 1199–1203.

  5. Agostoni C et al. Enteral nutrient supply for preterm infants: commentary from the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Committee on Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010; 50: 1–9.

  6. Cow and Gate Nutriprem 1 datacard. Found at https://d2yhgir88ahms2.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/010834… (Accessed October 2020).

  7. Lucas A et al. Randomised controlled trial of a synthetic triglyceride milk formula for preterm infants. Archives of Disease in Childhood 1997; 77: F178–F184.

  8. Carnielli VP et al. Feeding premature newborn infants palmitic acid in amounts and stereoisomeric position similar to that of human milk: effects on fat and mineral balance. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1995; 61: 1037–1042.