Despite years of proven clinical expertise and an exceptional publication activity, the NoTube method is sometimes still criticised and inaccurately viewed. We want to respond to the most common rumors and misunderstandings that we have heard about NoTube’s reputation.
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?
Everyday life with a tube fed child is never easy and the parent who decided to take full-time care of the child needs breaks sometimes. There are a few possibilities to break from the routine. It might be an advantage for the child as well as for the parents to meet other families.
To be a parent of a child with an eating problems is a big challenge, but to fight a tube dependency and see you child eating on his own worth everything.
Child with Diaphragmatic hernia experiences massive oral trauma. Tube dependency is one of the problems raised as a consequence. Fortunately it is curable.