Enteral/Nutritional

When a person cares for a family member or friend who needs nutritional support – or themselves – they must know the ins and outs of supplies and equipment.

March 31, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional

Caregiver Tips for Tube Feeding A Child At School

Two out of every five patients with feeding tubes are children, so the question of how best to tube feed at school is an important one.

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March 3, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional

Creating An Emergency G-Tube Kit

There are several items G-tube users or their caregivers need to keep nearby in the event of an incident with the G-tube or an emergency.

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February 20, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional

Feeding Tube Covers on Etsy

Every kid with a feeding tube can get a cloth cover. How about finding one with Woody from Toy Story on it?

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January 30, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional

Tips for Correcting Tube-Fed Oral Aversion

Most children with feeding tubes develop oral aversions, according to Feeding Tube Awareness.

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January 15, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional

Feeding Intolerance Side Effects

The website Feeding Tube Awareness provides multiple resources and trouble-shooting tips on what to do if a child someone is caring for experiences tube-feeding intolerance.

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January 6, 2020 | Enteral/Nutritional

Traveling With A Feeding Tube

Having a feeding tube can be difficult to manage. Travelling away from home should not add an unnecessary burden. By asking the right questions and being prepared, people with feeding tubes can learn to travel a little bit easier, according to the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation.

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November 26, 2019 | Enteral/Nutritional

Dental care for kids who are tube-fed

Children with feeding tubes may need some extra attention
regarding oral/dental care, because children who don’t eat orally at all or as
often typically don’t produce as much teeth-cleaning saliva as other children
do.

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September 25, 2019 | Enteral/Nutritional

Swimming With Lines and Tubes

Is it safe to swim in a pool or a natural body of water like a lake with lines and G-tubes? The answer is a little bit complicated.

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