Human milk calculator: Saving lives - saving money

Save lives, save money with own mother’s milk
OMM economic value calculator

Do you want to reduce your hospital's morbidities and associated treatment costs?

Medela: Breastfeeding for professionals

OMM is a high-impact, low-cost intervention to reduce morbidities
in very low birth weight infants (VLBW; < 1,500 g) in
the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).1-5

Increasing OMM intake in the NICU is critical to improving
health outcomes of VLBW infants and lowering healthcare

Preterm infants fed OMM are less likely to develop:

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Health economic models provide best estimates based on available literature. Medela does not guarantee incidence reductions nor cost savings generated by this model.

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  2. Patel AL et al. J Perinatol. 2013; 33(7):514-519.

  3. Patel AL et al. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatol Ed. 2017; 102 (3):F256-F261.

  4. Patra K et al. Neonatology. 2017; 112(4),330-336.

  5. Meier P et al. J Pediatr. 2017; 180: 15-21.