Mealtime is a multisensory experience. Let’s take a closer look at the specific sensory properties that influence our mealtimes to better understand how multisensory input might be influencing the mealtime experience of children.
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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.
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.
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.
To accommodate the numerous inquiries and requests, we have many events planned again this year. NoTube is also growing and moving in 2018!
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?
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After successful surgery and months of aftercare, most children born with esophageal atresia are able to eat orally from a technical point of view. Unfortunately, many of them have developed tube dependency as a result of the various interventions.
What about children whose food repertoire becomes limited to fewer than five options and who, after weeks or even months, can’t allow for even the smallest alterations?
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?