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Tube Feeding Infants With GERD
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A feeding tube is a medical device used to provide nutrition to patients who cannot or will not obtain nutrition orally. The state of being fed by a feeding tube is called enteral feeding or tube feeding. Placement may be temporary for the treatment of acute conditions, usually with nasal tubes, or lifelong in the case of chronic disabilities in which case a tube is placed surgically directly into the stomach or small intestine. Many children with GERD learn that food hurts and gain such negative associations with it, they actually refuse to eat.  Many of these kids will require either temporary or long term tube feedings to survive, grow and thrive.

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1 Tips and Tricks For Tube Feeding Babies and Children Lindsay Knops
2 So, Your Child Needs To Be Tube Fed? Rebecca Richards
3 Tube Feeding / Enteral Nutrition RMacLean
 

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*Disclaimer:The information available on this website should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care for the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of your child's reflux. Please consult with your child's doctor or pharmacist before trying any medication (prescription or OTC) or following any treatment plan mentioned. This information is provided only to help you be as informed as possible about your child's condition.

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