Corona 7 ways to protect your baby

Product accessibility & supply

Corona 7 ways to protect your baby

How to deal with limited numbers/shortage of feeding pumps?

It there is a shortage of feeding pumps in the hospital first two steps could be to:

  • Locate all pumps in your ward/hospital
  • Based on local public health authorities guidelines and instructions, develop a contingency plan in place for which patients should have priority for enteral feeding pumps, in the event of shortages. 

Subsequently, other possible alternative feeding strategies could be:

  • Using pumps in a more efficient way
  • Considering use of gravity feeding sets
  • Considering Bolus feeding 

In case your question is not answered here, please connect directly with your regular contact in your country.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Nutricia shares the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendations on how to protect your baby, but also yourself, especially if you are a carer and in contact with older people or patients.

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Free COVID-19 webinar series and FAQ

Watch our free COVID-19 related webinar series and find answers to FAQs on product accessibility & supply, safety & instructions on product use and health through nutrition & lifestyle. This section is for healthcare professionals only.

Please note that information contained in this FAQ Q&A is provided for general purposes and is not intended as medical advice, please always follow public health authorities guidelines and instructions.