Intrauterine growth retardation means that the child during pregnancy was not able to reach its genetic growth potential. If the IUGR child has had a tube placed it is important to know if catch-up growth is expected. NoTube children who are supplied with a feeding tube and are prescribed large quantities of food in order to catch-up.
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.
A heroine’s story that started in Belgrade in 2012, when an oesophageal atresia was diagnosed at Srna’s birth.
History, advantages and disadvantages of blended food and tube formula.
From the many reasons to hate the feeding tube. And how it is still possible to come to terms with it.
In our Learn to Eat program we work on the problems in preparing food, mealtime situations, and find mutual solution.
This post is the second of a 4 post series in which I share what I learnt from consuming all my nutrition by feeding tube for a week in order to better understand what families of tube-fed children have to go through.
The hypothesis that sufficient enteral nutritional support automatically leads to optimal weight gain unfortunately does not prove true for all children.
The present text does not constitute a manual for tube weaning at home, but is designed to give an overview of the phenomenon of tube weaning from the perspective of a doctor.