The Formula Lab at Lurie Children’s, located at the main hospital, prepares specialty formulas for infants, children and adolescents admitted to the hospital.
A stand-alone Formula Lab is a service unique to specialty pediatric hospitals and allows for a safe environment for the preparation of formulas by specially-trained nutrition technicians.
The Formula Lab prepares formula for approximately 50% of admitted patients who are fully dependent on formula taken either orally or via tube feeding, or patients who require formula for supplementation to an oral diet.
Formulas prepared from powder
Ready-to-feed (liquid) formulas
Additives such as protein, fat, and fiber supplements
Special formula recipes
Questions? Please contact the Department of Clinical Nutrition at 312.227.5067.