Russian innovative device for feeding children with expressed milk or milk formula


A new device for feeding newborns (the nozzle of Dr. Schneiderman), created at the National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology named after Academician V.I. Kulakov of Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, is a convenient and comfortable alternative way of feeding a newborn baby with expressed milk or ilk formula of children who can not or for some reason cannot suck directly from the chest. The device is an important tool in the clinical practice of a neonatologist, breast-feeding consultant, baby nurse and nursing mother, which allows to increase the percentage of successful breast-feeding.

Keywords:breastfeeding; supplementary feeding; expressed milk; device for alternative feeding; lactation; physiology of lactation; supplementation; newborns

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Contribution. Consulting on supplementary feeding and device, device testing, literature review, data processing, article writing – Levadnaya A.V.; device development, article writing – Schneiderman M.G.; advising on supplementary feeding and use of the device, testing of the device, literature review, processing of the obtained data, writing an article – Kostycheva A.A.; testing the device, teaching patients how to use the device, processing the data obtained – Pikalova A.A.

For citation: Levadnaya A.V., Schneiderman M.G., Kostycheva A.A., Pikalova A.A. Russian innovative device for feeding children with expressed milk or milk formula. Neonatologiya: novosti, mneniya, obuchenie [Neonatology: News, Opinions, Training]. 2022; 10 (1): 23–8. DOI: (in Russian)


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Degtyarev Dmitriy Nikolaevich
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director for Scientific Research of the V.I. Kulakov Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology National Medical Research Center of Ministry of Healthсаre of the Russian Federation, Head of the Chair of Neonatology at the Clinical Institute of Children's Health named after N.F. Filatov, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Russian Society of Neonatologists, Moscow, Russian Federation

ORCID iD 0000-0001-8975-2425
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