|Age||Formula||NPO Time (minimum)|
|< 6 months||Unfortified Breast Milk||3 hrs|
|Fortified Breast Milk or Formula||4 hrs|
|6-12 months||Unfortified Breast Milk||4 hrs|
|Fortified Breast Milk or Formula||6 hrs|
|Any infant||BM/formula + additives*||NPO at 2300 the night prior to surgery|
*Additives include thickeners (rice cereal, Simply Thick), MCT oil/lipids, fiber, protein, etc.
Consider as a solid.
Discuss need for bowel preparation with attending surgeon 24-48 hours prior to surgery
Some cases require NPO 24 hours prior to procedure