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.
Parents have been „brainwashed“ by their upbringing, their own values and their social circles that „healthy nutrition” is important for their baby or toddler.
A comprehensive study shows that 90.5% of telemedically supported patients successfully transition from enteral to oral food intake.
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be tube fed? Samuel Scheer, our CEO, asked himself exactly this question and decided to have a nasogastric tube inserted for seven days.
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.