By children who were born with an illness or abnormality and/or who exhibit an eating problem or who are fed with a feeding tube, every day is defined by numbers – the child’s weight is measured several times a week, the calorie count of the enteral nutrition is calculated, the quantity of each meal is measured out.
In our Learn to Eat program we work on the problems in preparing food, mealtime situations, and find mutual solution.
Learn to Eat (LTE) was originally developed in connection with tube-weaning as a pre or post weaning program. Since then this program has been continually developed and extended. Now there are people at NoTube who only book this program or who come to us specifically for it.
Learn how to take care of a feeding tube appropriately before formulation of granulation tissue and what to do, if it has formed
Learn about what kind of food your child will be able to eat right after the tube weaning.
Every newborn with diaphragmatic hernia needs artificial nutrition via a tube. Luckily your child can overcome tube dependency and the fear of eating.
In this article you will learn more about Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and how it can be treated.
At NoTube we frequently work with children who suffer from genetic disorders, but even children with severe genetic syndromes can learn to eat.
Tube feeding helps children in severe medical conditions to cover their nutritional needs. Here are medical conditions requiring long term enteral feeding.