In this article, discover a case study and learn more about how our method is working with children who suffer from eating disorders but do not have a feeding tube.
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.
At the beginning of 2018, the time had come at last – NoTube was moving! After days of carrying boxes, cleaning up, cleaning out, and building furniture, we were finally moved into our new accommodations at Lenaugasse 5 in Graz.
Your child is you tube fed and you are looking for a tube weaning program. Many different resources and approaches can be found in the internet and many information found can be confusing. We have collected some crucial advice and important criteria for parents, who seek help for their tube-fed child.
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.
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?