10 years anniversary

10 years anniversary

What began 30 years ago as a revolutionary treatment method, led to the founding of NoTube 10 years ago and now to the establishment of an officially recognized outpatient clinic. In this blog post, you will find the milestones of our evolution

NoTube´s review of the year 2018

NoTube´s review of the year 2018

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.

NoTube’s reputation: myths and facts

NoTube’s reputation: myths and facts

Despite years of proven clinical expertise and an exceptional publication activity, the NoTube method is sometimes still criticised and inaccurately viewed. We want to respond to the most common rumors and misunderstandings that we have heard about NoTube’s reputation.

The weight war – battling with numbers

The weight war – battling with numbers

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.

How tube weaning impacted my child’s development

How tube weaning impacted my child’s development

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.

8 reasons why diaphragmatic hernia and tube dependency are connected

8 reasons why diaphragmatic hernia and tube dependency are connected

Apart from the life threatening risk right after birth, up to pulmonary hypertension which might be dangerous for a few more months, over the different breathing problems, the long-term difficulties of diaphragmatic hernia are often underestimated. Problems which are rarely taken into consideration are eating disorders, or even worse: tube dependency. How does this problem develop and how could it be avoided?