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02/07/2017
...Looking back, my son had feeding issues from the very beginning. But, he was two months old when our gastroenterologist said the words ‘feeding tube’ during our first clinic visit. He was admitted after the appointment and subsequently received an NG tube. The NG tube was a relief and the terrifying feeling all at the same time. The relief came in that there was something we could do for him to get him the...
02/03/2015
...Many Neocate babies and children receive their formula through a feeding tube. Common Neocate formulas that are received through feeding tubes include Neocate Infant DHA/ARA, Neocate Junior, Unflavored, and Neocate Splash, Unflavored. Enteral tube feeding provides nourishment to individuals who are unable to consume adequate nutrition by mouth. If your child uses a feeding tube, you know that there may be some occasional tube feeding complications. This blog will provide some general troubleshooting...
01/29/2015
...Enteral feeding is a method of delivering nutrients through a tube or orally by mouth. This is also sometimes referred to as “enteral nutrition”. Tube feeding provides nutrition to someone with a medical condition that impairs his/her ability to eat or drink (or impairs their ability to consume enough to sustain his/her nutritional needs). Nutrition is provided by a special liquid food that is given through the feeding tube. The liquid food contains all...
03/12/2015
...Hillary Savoie, PhD is the Chief Communications Maman at the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation (FTAF). She is also the founder and director of The Cute Syndrome Foundation (TCSF). Her daughter Esmé, who has two rare genetic disorders, PCDH19 Epilepsy and SCN8A, is four years old and the inspiration for her work with FTAF and TCSF. This post has been adapted from a post on The Cute Syndrome , Hillary’s blog about life with her...
...Today’s post is a guest blog written by Jodi Berndt. In honor of Feeding Tube Awareness week, Jodi shares her daughter, Allie’s story. We’d like to thank Jodi for taking the time to share her family’s story with us and raise awareness about feeding tubes. At this very moment, many parents are facing the reality that their child may need a feeding tube. How do these parents know if a feeding tube is right...
Patient Perspectives – Teddy’s Feeding Tube Journey of Hope
...My first and only child, Teddy, turns 7 next week, and two months after that we mark his 7 year “tubieversary.” He was born full term but aspirated meconium during delivery and was in the NICU for two months for respiratory distress and failure to thrive. It was there that he started his tube feeding journey, first with a nasogastric tube and then with a g-tube shortly before coming home. Those first days, months,...
...When Makenzie was 18 months old, she suffered a serious global brain injury after choking on a cracker. After five and a half weeks in the pediatric intensive care unit and intensive rehabilitation, she was released with a feeding tube in her stomach and a prescription for a hydrolysate formula called Peptamen Jr. For 11 months Mackenzie would throw up after every feeding. Her mother, Pam, took Makenzie for allergy tests, which revealed that...
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Management Diet
04/05/2022
When a large part of the small bowel is removed, the route that nutrients take to get through the intestinal tract is shortened. It is no longer a normal pathway from the stomach to the end of the intestine, which can cause problems for the infant or child. In SBS patients, malabsorption of nutrients is...
   
 
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