Many babies and children with Down syndrome (DS) face feeding difficulties or are even tube fed. But is there a reason why kids with DS shouldn’t be able to learn to eat and enjoy the world of food? Why do children with DS receive a feeding tube?
Though children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are unable to understand feelings it is still possible to help them learn to eat and try something new.
At NoTube we look after many children who were born prematurely. We treated over one hundred prematurely born children between 2009 and 2013, and helped them to lose the feeding tube.
Gastroparesis is a severely debilitating disorder of the digestive system, in any case, when a child is diagnosed with it, tube weaning can be an option
Child with Diaphragmatic hernia experiences massive oral trauma. Tube dependency is one of the problems raised as a consequence. Fortunately it is curable.
Every newborn with diaphragmatic hernia needs artificial nutrition via a tube. Luckily your child can overcome tube dependency and the fear of eating.