Comparison of Post-Discharge Growth of Premature Infants Using Two Different Formulas
The objective of this study is to compare the post-discharge growth of preterm infants fed with 2 different post discharge formulas.
|Study Design:||Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
|Official Title:||Comparison of Post-Discharge Growth of Premature Infants Using Two Different Formulas|
- growth [ Time Frame: 3 months post discharge ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]weight (kg), length (cm), head circumference (cm).
|Study Start Date:||January 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||June 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Post Discharge Formula
Babies will be given formula for first three months post discharge
Other: Post discharge formula
Babies will be given either materna sensitive or similac neosure
Infants will be randomized upon discharge from the NICU. We will follow weight, height and head circumference for three months following discharge, In addition any feeding difficulties will be noted.
|Shaare Zedek Medical Center|
|Principal Investigator:||Alona Bin-Nun, MD||Shaare Zedek Medical Center|
|Principal Investigator:||Cathy Hammerman, MD||Shaare Zedek Medical Center|