Paula Meier

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Supporting lactation in mothers with very low birth weight infants
    Paula P Meier
    Special Care Nursery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Jones Ste 625, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Ann 32:317-25. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Making my baby healthy: Changing the decision from formula to human milk feedings for very-low-birth-weight infants
    Donna J Miracle
    Rush University, Chicago, IL 46060, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:317-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of methods for calculating postnatal growth velocity for extremely low birth weight infants
    Aloka L Patel
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1466-73. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a user-friendly centrifuge for measuring creamatocrits on mothers' milk in the clinical setting
    Paula P Meier
    Special Care Nursery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Breastfeed Med 1:79-87. 2006
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of the efficiency, efficacy, comfort, and convenience of two hospital-grade electric breast pumps for mothers of very low birthweight infants
    Paula P Meier
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Breastfeed Med 3:141-50. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of breastfeeding during and after the maternity hospitalization for late preterm infants
    Paula Meier
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina, Chicago, IL 60612, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 40:689-705. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding peer counselors as direct lactation care providers in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Paula P Meier
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Hum Lact 29:313-22. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Supporting breastfeeding in the neonatal intensive care unit: Rush Mother's Milk Club as a case study of evidence-based care
    Paula P Meier
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:209-26. 2013
  9. pmc Breast pump suction patterns that mimic the human infant during breastfeeding: greater milk output in less time spent pumping for breast pump-dependent mothers with premature infants
    P P Meier
    Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Perinatol 32:103-10. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased lactation risk for late preterm infants and mothers: evidence and management strategies to protect breastfeeding
    Paula P Meier
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Department of Women s and Children s Health Nursing at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:579-87. 2007

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Supporting lactation in mothers with very low birth weight infants
    Paula P Meier
    Special Care Nursery, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Jones Ste 625, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Ann 32:317-25. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Making my baby healthy: Changing the decision from formula to human milk feedings for very-low-birth-weight infants
    Donna J Miracle
    Rush University, Chicago, IL 46060, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:317-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of methods for calculating postnatal growth velocity for extremely low birth weight infants
    Aloka L Patel
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1466-73. 2005
    ..The accuracy of all models was compared with actual GVs calculated from daily weight measures for a group of ELBW infants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a user-friendly centrifuge for measuring creamatocrits on mothers' milk in the clinical setting
    Paula P Meier
    Special Care Nursery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Breastfeed Med 1:79-87. 2006
    ..95) and calories (r = 0.94) were very high. The authors conclude that the Creamatocrit Plus can replace cumbersome laboratory equipment for measuring CRCTs in the clinical setting...
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of the efficiency, efficacy, comfort, and convenience of two hospital-grade electric breast pumps for mothers of very low birthweight infants
    Paula P Meier
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Breastfeed Med 3:141-50. 2008
    ..Many mothers of very low birthweight infants are breast pump-dependent for weeks or months and need a breast pump that is efficient, effective, comfortable, and convenient...
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of breastfeeding during and after the maternity hospitalization for late preterm infants
    Paula Meier
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina, Chicago, IL 60612, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 40:689-705. 2013
    ..Application to moderately and early preterm infants is made throughout. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding peer counselors as direct lactation care providers in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Paula P Meier
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Hum Lact 29:313-22. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Supporting breastfeeding in the neonatal intensive care unit: Rush Mother's Milk Club as a case study of evidence-based care
    Paula P Meier
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:209-26. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Breast pump suction patterns that mimic the human infant during breastfeeding: greater milk output in less time spent pumping for breast pump-dependent mothers with premature infants
    P P Meier
    Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Perinatol 32:103-10. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased lactation risk for late preterm infants and mothers: evidence and management strategies to protect breastfeeding
    Paula P Meier
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Department of Women s and Children s Health Nursing at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:579-87. 2007
    ..This article reviews strategies to protect breastfeeding for the late preterm infant and mother dyad by establishing and maintaining maternal milk volume while facilitating adequate infant intake...
  11. pmc Improving the use of human milk during and after the NICU stay
    Paula P Meier
    Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Perinatol 37:217-45. 2010
    ..Finally, the current best practices for the use of human milk during and after the NICU stay for premature infants are summarized...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Rush Mothers' Milk Club: breastfeeding interventions for mothers with very-low-birth-weight infants
    Paula P Meier
    Special Care Nursery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:164-74. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an evidence-based breastfeeding program (Rush Mothers' Milk Club) for mothers and their very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants...
  13. pmc The initial maternal cost of providing 100 mL of human milk for very low birth weight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Briana J Jegier
    Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Breastfeed Med 5:71-7. 2010
    ..This study determined the initial maternal cost of providing 100 mL of HM for VLBW infants during the early neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) stay...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mothers' milk feedings in the neonatal intensive care unit: accuracy of the creamatocrit technique
    Paula P Meier
    Rush Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Perinatol 22:646-9. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Electric breast pump use increases maternal milk volume in African nurseries
    Tina Slusher
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 53:125-30. 2007
    ..Funded by West Virginia University Department of Research and Graduate Studies HSC Grant # 2U023U; Non-monetary donations of breast pumps and breast pump kits were made by Medela (Medela, Inc., McHenry, IL, USA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The institutional cost of acquiring 100 mL of human milk for very low birth weight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Briana J Jegier
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Hum Lact 29:390-9. 2013
    ..However, compared to DHM and CF, little is known about the institutional cost to acquire HM from the biologic mother...
  17. ncbi request reprint Promoting the exclusive feeding of own mother's milk through the use of hindmilk and increased maternal milk volume for hospitalized, low birth weight infants (< 1800 grams) in Nigeria: a feasibility study
    Tina Slusher
    Department of Pediatrics, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Hum Lact 19:191-8. 2003
    ..8) days postdischarge, respectively. Therefore, hindmilk feedings are effective and feasible for hospitalized, low birth weight infants in developing countries, and lactation specialists may use our protocol for further research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of milk output from the right and left breasts during simultaneous pumping in mothers of very low birthweight infants
    Janet L Engstrom
    Rush University College of Nursing, Armour Academic Facility, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Breastfeed Med 2:83-91. 2007
    ..Milk output from the right and left breasts was compared in mothers who were pumping exclusively and had not yet fed their infants at breast...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mothers' decisions to change from formula to mothers' milk for very-low-birth-weight infants
    Donna Jo Miracle
    CLE, Rush University, 818 Longford Way, Noblesville, IN 46062, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:692-703. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine maternal decisions about providing milk for a very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infant, when the initial maternal intent was to formula-feed...
  20. doi request reprint An exclusively human milk-based diet is associated with a lower rate of necrotizing enterocolitis than a diet of human milk and bovine milk-based products
    Sandra Sullivan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Pediatr 156:562-7.e1. 2010
    ..To evaluate the health benefits of an exclusively human milk-based diet compared with a diet of both human milk and bovine milk-based products in extremely premature infants...
  21. pmc A pilot study to determine the safety and feasibility of oropharyngeal administration of own mother's colostrum to extremely low-birth-weight infants
    Nancy A Rodriguez
    NorthShore University Healthsystem, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 10:206-12. 2010
    ..However, the safety and feasibility of the oropharyngeal route for the administration of colostrum have not been determined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rush SpecialKare Keepsakes
    Brooke Schwarz
    Special Care Nursery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:354-61; quiz 362-3. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Mothers performing in-home measurement of milk intake during breastfeeding of their preterm infants: maternal reactions and feeding outcomes
    Nancy M Hurst
    Lactation Support Program and Mother s Own Milk Bank, Texas Children s Hospital in Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Hum Lact 20:178-87. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Sharing the science on human milk feedings with mothers of very-low-birth-weight infants
    Nancy A Rodriguez
    Infant Special Care Unit Evanston Hospital, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:109-19. 2005
    ..This article reviews the evidence for the health outcomes of mothers' milk feeding in very-low-birth-weight infants and provides examples of ways to share this science with mothers so that they can make an informed feeding decision...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does federal funding for breastfeeding research target our national health objectives?
    Linda P Brown
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e360-4. 2003
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  26. pmc Test weighing for term and premature infants is an accurate procedure
    Paula P Meier
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F155-6. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Cup-feeding for preterm infants: mechanics and safety
    Donna A Dowling
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Hum Lact 18:13-20; quiz 46-9, 72. 2002
    ..5% of milk taken from the cup was recovered on the bib. Although infants remain physiologically stable, cup-feeding has questionable efficacy and efficiency. Differentiating between actual intake versus spillage of milk merits attention...

Research Grants4

  1. Health Benefits and Cost of Human Milk Feedings for Very Low Birthweight Infants
    Paula P Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this study will translate readily into health policy and NICU protocols for this vulnerable population. ..
  2. Health Benefits and Cost of Human Milk Feedings for Very Low Birthweight Infants
    Paula Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from this study will translate readily into health policy and NICU protocols for this vulnerable population. ..
  3. Health Benefits and Cost of Human Milk Feedings for Very Low Birthweight Infants
    Paula Meier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this study will translate readily into health policy and NICU protocols for this vulnerable population. ..