About the Mead Johnson Journal

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.


  • Nutrition Spotlight: Nutrition for Premature Infants

    Posted on May. 16th, 2011 at 5:00pm

    In the last trimester of pregnancy, a fetus grows rapidly and stores important nutrients. Premature infants often miss much of this critical time in the womb, and as a result, face many challenges and may require specialized nutrition support.

    The goals for caring for and feeding preterm infants are to promote growth and weight gain similar to that which would have occurred in utero, and to maintain relatively normal concentrations of nutrients in the blood and tissues.

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  • Raising Awareness: March for Babies

    Posted on May. 3rd, 2011 at 9:45pm

    More than 100 employees, family and friends joined our Mead Johnson team to walk in the local March of Dimes’ March for Babies event in Evansville, Ind.

    We are proud to report that Mead Johnson raised more than $75,000 for the cause.

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  • Nutrition Spotlight: Innovation at Work

    Posted on Apr. 4th, 2011 at 11:45am

    Mead Johnson is dedicated to increasing scientific knowledge about pediatric nutrition and the important role early nutrition plays in infants and young children’s lives.

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  • Nutrition Spotlight: Healthy Growth and Development

    Posted on Mar. 14th, 2011 at 4:45pm

    The birth of a baby can be an exciting, overwhelming and life-changing time for many parents. Perhaps even more dramatic than the change experienced by a new parent is the rapid change in growth and development that is demonstrated by a newborn from birth through toddlerhood.

    But changes in a baby’s growth and development are more than just exciting milestones. Growth and development are important measurements that may serve as early indicators of possible nutrition or health concerns.

    Assessment of Growth

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  • Recognizing Rare Diseases

    Posted on Feb. 28th, 2011 at 2:15pm

    There are nearly 30 million people living with rare diseases in the United States, another 30 million in Europe and millions more in all parts of the world. More than 60 percent of those affected are infants or children. Due to the large number of rare diseases (more than 5,000) and low prevalence of each disease, resources that lead to cures can be difficult to find.

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  • Nutrition Spotlight: Protein Metabolism Disorders

    Posted on Feb. 22nd, 2011 at 4:30pm

    Below is the first post in what will be a continuing series of brief articles compiled by the Mead Johnson research team about common topics in infant nutrition. All topics can be found by visiting the Nutrition and Your Child page.

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  • Advancing Our Efforts in Latin America

    Posted on Jan. 24th, 2011 at 9:45pm

    Two grand opening ceremonies were held in Mexico City the week of Jan. 18, one for a new office location for the Mead Johnson Mexico national and Latin America regional teams and the other for the Pediatric Nutrition Institute – Latin America.

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  • Opening of Two New Facilities in Evansville

    Posted on Oct. 29th, 2010 at 4:15pm

    Mead Johnson is proud to announce the Oct. 28 opening of two new facilities in Evansville, Ind. – the Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute and a new powder processing center.

    The Pediatric Nutrition Institute positions the company for continued advancement of its leadership in the global nutrition marketplace.

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  • Breaking Ground on New Pediatric Nutrition Institute in China

    Posted on Jun. 4th, 2010 at 3:45pm

    Mead Johnson held a groundbreaking ceremony this week for the new Pediatric Nutrition Institute at our facility in Guangzhou, China.

    The ceremony was attended by a number of dignitaries and government officials, key health associations, as well as Mead Johnson colleagues from China and neighboring regions.

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  • Responding to the Earthquake in China’s Qinghai Province

    Posted on Apr. 16th, 2010 at 3:30pm

    In the aftermath of the earthquake that hit China’s Qinghai Province on April 12, we are working with China’s Red Cross Society to provide more than $100,000 in product and monetary donations. We hope that our contributions will help ease some of the suffering and help enable the people of Yushu and Qinghai to start on the road to recovery.

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