8 reasons why diaphragmatic hernia and tube dependency are connected

8 reasons why diaphragmatic hernia and tube dependency are connected

Apart from the life threatening risk right after birth, up to pulmonary hypertension which might be dangerous for a few more months, over the different breathing problems, the long-term difficulties of diaphragmatic hernia are often underestimated. Problems which are rarely taken into consideration are eating disorders, or even worse: tube dependency. How does this problem develop and how could it be avoided?

NoTube’s “topic of the month”

NoTube’s “topic of the month”

Each month, we will be choosing new topic to explore on our homepage, through social media and in our newsletters. We also start offering Live-chats where it will be possible to ask questions on a range of topics and have our therapists answer.

NoTube’s year in numbers

NoTube’s year in numbers

NoTube’s year in numbers: exciting, busy and full of innovations! The following lines provide an overview about NoTube’s activities in 2016.

Hunger vs. starving during tube weaning

Hunger vs. starving during tube weaning

The most frequently discussed aspect of tube weaning is the reduction of tube feeding. Should the amount of nutrition be reduced and, if so, how much and how fast? Raging myths abound around hunger vs. starving during tube weaning. Here is some information from our experts perspective.

How tube weaning impacted my child’s development

How tube weaning impacted my child’s development

From a developmental perspective, eating is an integral part of sensory and motor development. Children that are tube fed and do not eat orally miss out on some opportunities to work on certain skills while eating, potentially delaying their motor, socio-emotional and language development.