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Having difficulty feeding my baby by a bottle now he's grown out of his sling. Any recommendations?

Hi, I am a new mum and having difficulty feeding my baby by a bottle now he has grown out of his sling! Any other mothers out there who have any solutions for me or can recommend equipment/furniture ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Children, parents, and families - 3 May 2022

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Looking for Advice on Getting A PEG or Feeding Tube

Hi all, I am a young adult with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy. I am currently looking into having a PEG or Feeding tube in as I am concerned about my calories and fluid intake. My question is, is it my ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral palsy - 23 Oct 2020

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Asking for a feeding tube?

Hi... So that probably sounds crazy. For years now I've suffered from the inability to gain weight. I've recently been dropping I'm at a BMI of 15.6 which isn't super low, but things are only getting ...

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Feeding tube advice

My son is now 3.5 years old and so far has been diagnosed with PVL leading to CP, sensory processing disorder, speech & language delay & disorder, dairy intolerance and failure to thrive. It's the ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Children, parents, and families - 18 Mar 2013

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Adult bib or feeding?

Hi guys I know I just posted but I had one more question: I am beginning to see my disability differently in terms of feeding. Last year I didn’t care what I would look like and sometimes I would ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral palsy - 19 Feb 2020

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Feeding problems and concerns around low weight

Hi I have just joined this community forum and would like to introduce myself and explain a little about our daughter and her condition. Both mum and I are becoming concerned about her overall ...

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feeding tubes - advice

hi i have a feeding tube all my life. my current tube has been in since 2017. what is the lifespan for a tube in an adult body? - in the 4 years i had infection after infection and sometimes it ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral palsy - 6 Mar 2024

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Let's talk about feeding tubes

Has anyone have a feeding tube? I have a feeding tube and it is would be nice to have a discussion about it.

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Gastrostomy tube feeding research

Dear All, We have receive funding at City, University of London, to explore the experiences of children and young people who have experienced gastrostomy tube feeding. This would be a one off ...

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What to expect with jejunostomy feeding (PEGJ)

The heading of this sounds like we are new to this but Noah, our 5 year old son, has had a PEGJ since being 5 months old. We are SO frustrated right now. Noah had undergone very few tests to get to ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Children, parents, and families - 1 Feb 2023

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