How time flies – another year is drawing to a close and we at NoTube look back on eventful months, in which we successfully helped many children with eating disorders and tube dependency.
Your child is you tube fed and you are looking for a tube weaning program. Many different resources and approaches can be found in the internet and many information found can be confusing. We have collected some crucial advice and important criteria for parents, who seek help for their tube-fed child.
Tube dependency occurs in children who received a temporary feeding tube but stay tube fed after stabilization of the underlying medical condition because they cannot transition (back) to oral feeding.
Today, survival is not uncommon for children under 500 grams and bordering the 23 and 24 weeks of gestation. What are the needs of premature children?
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.
Today, survival is not uncommon for children under 500 grams and nearing 23 or 24 weeks of gestation. What are the needs of premature children?
What is the difference between tube weaning and feeding therapy? Professor Scheer explains what distinguish NoTube from other concepts.
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.
An expert answers the most important questions about dental hygiene by tube fed children.
NoTube can create an environment in which children, who literally cannot eat to save their lives, will learn to do that in the next 14 days.