Artificial Infant Milk & WHO Code

Course Objectives: 

Course Outline:  4 hours breaks not included

1.  Human vs. Bovine Milk Composition (60 min)

Casein : whey protein ratio for cow milk, presence of ß-lactoglobulin

Human milk is used as the general nutrient guide for ABM.  Similar categories of nutrients, not identicial and NO live cells

amino acid differences

Types and forms of ABM.  Cow milk has lower lactose

Ca:P ratio -  risks of hypocalcemia, tetany, hyperphosphatemia

2. Increased risk factors associated with ABM (60 min)

3.  The costs and impact of ABM feeding (55 min)

4.  International Code and other strategies (60 min)

5.  Question period.  (5 min)