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Welcome to the Mead Johnson Journal. The journal serves as a global platform to share the latest news about our company, along with our perspective on developments and insights on breaking news related to children’s nutrition.

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  • Shining a "Lyte" on Infant and Child Re-Hydration

    Posted on Sep. 6th, 2016 at 11:30am

    For more than 25 years, hospitals have provided Enfamil Enfalyte to parents who want to quickly replace fluids and electrolytes for their infants and children suffering from vomiting and diarrhea. And today, for the first time, anxious parents can obtain that same trusted product at a nearby store and their favorite e-tailer.

    Mead Johnson Nutrition’s Enfalyte is now available at most Walgreens stores throughout the U.S. The product first arrived at retail outlets in July, with wider distribution planned for the future.

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  • Good Nutrition Early in Life Supports Lifelong Health

    Posted on Mar. 29th, 2016 at 10:30am

    By Kelly Walsh, PhD, MBA, RD Associate Director, Nutrition Sciences Mead Johnson Nutrition

    Good nutrition helps set the stage for health and wellness throughout life. Perhaps the most critical window for good nutrition is the period of time from infancy through adolescence. This is when virtually every part of the body is rapidly developing. The foods we consume provide nutrients that serve as the fuel and building blocks for growth and development. While all foods support growth and development, some are better than others in doing so.

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  • Mead Johnson and Hand to Hold Honor the NICU Heroism of Dr. Gerard Cleary

    Posted on Oct. 30th, 2013 at 2:15pm

    As you can see from the picture above, twins Aiden and Ella Binkley are healthy, vibrant toddlers. What you can’t see are the many battles they fought during the first six months of their lives in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – including brain bleeds, a collapsed lung, life-threatening pneumonia, staph infections and countless blood transfusions. Their current vitality is thanks in large part to the work of Gerard M. Cleary DO, neonatologist at Abington Memorial Hospital (AMH) in Abington, Pennsylvania, and recipient of the first NICU Heroes Award.

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  • The Network of Women at Mead Johnson Launches Outreach Mentoring Program in Evansville

    Posted on Jul. 30th, 2013 at 1:00pm

    Twenty girls from Tekoppel Elementary School in Evansville were chosen by the school’s administration to participate in an outreach mentoring program developed by the Network of Women (NOW) employee resource group here at Mead Johnson Nutrition. The six-month immersion program was launched in January to help fifth grade girls foster a deeper appreciation of math, engineering and science.

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  • Newborn Screenings: Your Baby’s First Test

    Posted on Jul. 2nd, 2013 at 11:00am

    By Elisha London, RD, CSP

    This journal post is for informational purposes only. For the diagnosis or treatment of metabolic disorders, it is important that you consult your child’s pediatrician or doctor.

    Elisha London, RD, CSP
    Global Regulatory and Nutrition Scientist
    Mead Johnson Nutrition

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  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Celebrates Children’s Day in Cali, Colombia

    Posted on Jun. 20th, 2013 at 2:45pm

    Late last month, Mead Johnson Nutrition Colombia celebrated the freedom and rights of children during the company’s first “Children’s Day” celebration at La Alegria de Compartir– or The Joy of Sharing – an orphanage in Cali.

    During the day-long celebration, 11 Mead Johnson employees brought smiles to the faces of 85 children aged six and younger whose families are unable to regularly provide nutritious meals. Mead Johnson Colombia sponsored the event, which included meals, dancing, face painting and entertainment.

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  • Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute Presents Latest Nutrition Science at Global Pediatric Conference

    Posted on Jun. 18th, 2013 at 4:30pm

    Scientists from the Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute (MJPNI) shared their research on pediatric nutrition at the 46th annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN), held last month in London. ESPGHAN is a premier pediatric nutrition congress attracting more than 4,000 leading research and medical professionals from around the world.

    The MJPNI also hosted a symposium that brought together world leading pediatric nutrition experts to discuss the role of nutrition in optimizing pediatric health and development.

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  • Wanted: NICU Heroes

    Posted on May. 13th, 2013 at 4:30pm

    Mead Johnson Nutrition is partnering with Hand to Hold, a national nonprofit Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) parent support organization to launch the ”NICU Heroes Award” in the U.S.

    We invite parents of infants and children who have spent time in the NICU to extend a public thank-you to NICU professionals for the heroics they perform daily: dedicating their lives to providing exemplary care to the youngest and most fragile of patients and their families.

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  • New Study Compares Nutramigen® LGG® Infant Formula to Other Infant Formulas for Cow’s Milk Allergy

    Posted on Apr. 22nd, 2013 at 4:00pm

    Mead Johnson is excited to announce that a new independent study published online this week in the Journal of Pediatrics shows significantly more infants with cow’s milk allergy who receive Nutramigen® LGG®, an extensively hydrolyzed formula that includes Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), built a tolerance to cow’s milk compared to those fed other infant formulas used in the study.

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