Professional Medical Products – available soon in the U.S.
More than 50 years ago, NUK set the standard in supporting baby’s oral development. As such, NUK offers a special product line, designed for moms and babies during postnatal hospital care.
The NUK MedicPro line, featuring hospital grade products, fulfills the highest safety requirements and are developed to meet hospital standards. Hospitals choose NUK for safe, reliable and effective products to help children get the nourishment and care they need. Millions of disposable hospital nipples and pacifiers that meet FDA regulations are being used in hospitals throughout the U.S. Disposable nipples, bottles and pacifiers are key for hospital use providing a maximum level of hygiene and saving valuable time. Additional NUK MedicPro products, already used in hospitals in many countries around the world, will be available in the U.S. soon.
Therapeutic Trainer - available soon in the U.S.
According to Beatriz A. E. Padovan (Speech Therapist) the NUK Therapeutic Trainer can be used in speech, orthodontic, physiotherapeutic practice in myotherapeutic training for school children and adults. It is for overcoming a weak sucking action and normalizing malfunctions in oral motor activity - especially in case of swallowing disorders, associated with incorrect movement patterns of the tongue, or normalizing the complicated sucking and swallowing process. Also useful for apoplectic-stroken patients after consulting the doctor.
(Source: Newborn and Toddler Products - NUK)
US FDA Information
MAPA GMBH was approved on September 17, 2010, by the FDA for one of their products. (510(k) Premarket Notification)
There are additional products which the FDA is/has reviewed and looks like they are getting closer to launching the MedPro Product Line:
- NIPPLE, LAMBS FEEDING - cleft lip teat
- SHIELD, NIPPLE - NUK Nipple Shield
- NIPPLE, LAMBS FEEDING - cleft palate teat
- PUMP, BREAST, NON-POWERED - NUK SENSITIVE Breast Pump
- RING, TEETHING, NON-FLUID FILLED -