Moderate acute malnutrition (treatment)

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Ready-to-Use Supplementary Food (RUSF) Lipid-based Nutrient Supplement Large Quantity (LNS-LQ)

92 g individual sachet [515 kcal]
NEW: now available in 75 g

• Treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in pregnant and lactating women
• Improves the development of the foetus and the infant

 For pregnant and lactating women 

1 sachet / day / person

→ This product is a supplement to the usual diet

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Plumpy'Mum™ is a Ready-to-Use Supplementary Food (RUSF) also defined as a Lipid-based Nutrient Supplement Large Quantity (LNS-LQ)


For pregnant and lactating women

Plumpy’Mum™ has been especially designed to address suboptimal nutritional status in pregnant and lactating woman.

In developing countries, inadequate maternal nutritional status is considered the main cause for intrauterine growth retardation and subsequent low birth weight. Low birth weight (< 2500 g) is associated with higher risk of neonatal morbidity, and irreversible effects on child cognitive and motor development. That is why it is crucial to correct the nutritional status in this target group as early as possible. Numerous recent studies have shown that multiple micronutrients supplementation during pregnancy has positive effects on birth outcomes.

Plumpy’Mum™ is distributed ideally in targeted nutritional supplementation programmes alongside other interventions, such as Behavior Change Communication (BCC) activities to improve nutritional practices as well as obstetric care.


To improve maternal nutritional status, birth outcomes and postanatal growth

Plumpy’Mum™ provides a combination of multiple micronutrients as well as a good energy-protein balance, with the aim of having a positive effect on maternal nutritional status, birth outcomes and postnatal growth.

This product has been designed based on the findings from a prenatal food supplementation study carried out in rural Burkina Faso that showed improved birth outcomes after prenatal supplementation, especially in underweight or anemic women.


Plumpy’Mum™ is not a substitute for a varied and nutritious diet, nor breastfeeding.

Immediate breastfeeding after birth, exclusive during the first 6 months and recommended for at least 24 months.

Main nutritional values

Plumpy’Mum™ formula: elements for 92 g*
Energy 515 kcal Iron 35 mg Vitamin C 71 mg
Proteins 14.4 g Iodine 150 µg Vitamin B1 1.6 mg
Lipids 36.6 g Selenium 65 µg Vitamin B2 1.6 mg
Calcium 111 mg Vitamin A 881 µg Vitamin B6 2 mg
Zinc 17 mg Vitamin D 15 µg Vitamin B12 2.6 µg
Copper 2.7 mg Vitamin E 13 mg Folic acid 461 µg
Niacin 21 mg        

*The values given in this table are based on Nutriset's knowledge of the intrinsic nutrient content of the raw materials and their variability, as well as the variability of the process.