Similac® Human Milk Fortifier Nutrition Information and Mixing Instructions

Similac Human Milk Fortifier Extensively Hydrolyzed Protein Concentrated Liquid (SHMF HP CL)

INGREDIENTS: Water, maltodextrin, casein hydrolysate; LESS THAN 2% OF: M. alpina oil, C. cohnii oil, lutein, beta-carotene, minerals (calcium phosphate, potassium citrate, magnesium chloride, potassium chloride, potassium phosphate, salt, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, cupric sulfate, manganese sulfate, and sodium selenite), medium chain triglycerides, soy oil, coconut oil, modified corn starch, vitamins (vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D3, d-alpha-tocopheryl acetate, phylloquinone, thiamine chloride hydrochloride, riboflavin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, cyanocobalamin, niacinamide, folic acid, calcium pantothenate, biotin, ascorbic acid, m-inositol, and choline chloride), distilled monoglycerides, L-tyrosine, L-leucine, L-tryptophan, L-carnitine, gellan gum, and potassium hydroxide. Contains milk ingredients.

Mixing Instructions

USE AS DIRECTED BY A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL

Directions for Preparation and Use

This product is for premature and low-birth-weight infants. Proper hygiene, handling, and storage are important when preparing fortified human milk. Follow directions as specified. Improper dilution may be harmful.

Additional Calories Desired

Human Milk

SHMF HP CL

Approximate Yield

2 calories/fl oz

50 mL

1 packet

55 mL

4 calories/fl oz

25 mL

1 packet

30 mL

Pour desired quantity of human milk into sterile feeding container.

Product separation is normal. Massage packet contents until uniform.

To open packet, tear top off completely along perforation.

Add contents to human milk; shake until mixed well. Once bottle feeding begins, use within 1 hour or disgard.

Storage:

  • Refrigerate unused fortified human milk and use within 24 hours.
  • After refrigeration, remix gently if needed. Feed promptly.
  • Keep unopened packets at room temperature in the protective carton; avoid extreme temperatures.

Warning: Never use a microwave oven to warm feedings. Serious burns can result.

PRODUCT IS LIGHT SENSITIVE.

KEEP PROTECTIVE CARTON LID CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.

* One packet (5 mL) Similac Human Milk Fortifier Hydrolyzed Protein Concentrated Liquid in 25 mL preterm human milk. Preterm human milk values from Meeting the Special Needs of Low-Birth Weight and Premature Infants in the Hospital. Columbus, OH: Abbott Nutrition, Abbott Laboratories, January 1998.

† Values based on term human milk from American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition: Pediatric Nutrition Handbook, 4th ed. Elk Grove Village, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1998;40:132-135, 217, 258, 655-658.

‡ Per 100 Calories, as mixed, 4 packets added to 100 mL preterm human milk (24 Cal/fl oz). Preterm human milk values from Meeting the Special Needs of Low-Birth Weight and Premature Infants in the Hospital. Columbus, OH: Abbott Nutrition, Abbott Laboratories, January 1998.