TABLE 4

Recommendations for Enteral Nutrition for VLBW Infants

Calcium, mg/kg per dayPhosphorus, mg/kg per dayVitamin D, IU/day
Tsang et al (2005)32100–22060–140150–400a
Klein (2002)33150–220100–130135–338b
Agostonic (2010)5120–14065–90800–1000
This AAP clinical report150–22075–140200–400
  • a Text says “aim to deliver 400 IU/daily.”

  • b 90–125 IU/kg (total amount shown is for 1.5-kg infant).

  • c Reflects European recommendations.