Connecting Parents of Children with Tube Feeding Issues
Each year Tube Fed Kids pays a subscription to NING to stay online (it used to be free).
Membership to Tube Fed Kids is FREE and we would like to keep it that way. The subscription each year is $240.00 US dollars. Last year members kindly donated what they could afford towards to cost of the annual subscription which was enough for 18 months. I have just paid for the next year Aug 2012-Aug 2013 by paypal. If you are willing to…
This forum is a way to share experiences about Tube Dependency, Tube Feeding and Tube Weaning. Members of TFK are mainly parents who have been through the Graz method or who have used the principles of child-led, caloric-reduction style of tube weaning. Or they are TFK members who are Health Professionals interested in learning more from families and their experiences.
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The membership of Tube Fed Kids is primarily parents of past and present tube fed children. The forum is solely for the purpose of sharing experiences and supporting other parents during their own tube feeding/weaning journey.
This site is run by parents for parents. Tube Fed Kids is a totally independent parent social networking…Continue
Here is our praise report for 2014!
Our son Elijah was born 3 months premature in November 2012. Because of how early he arrived, there were various complications including the ability to eat on his own. After a 3 month stay in the hospital, Elijah was finally able to come home, but would still need assistance eating. For one year, his feeding was supported by the use of a nasogastric (ng) tube. It was a tube that was inserted through one of his nostrils down to…Continue
I am eager for some advice as this situation is really killing us and unfortunately, we don't have any confidence from my daughter's doctors
We are parents to a beautiful baby girl daughter who is 4 and a half months old and had to go through a very rough start. She was born with diaphragm nerve palsy and spent 1 week in Nicu with CPAP, tubes coming from everywhere and continuous tests that no…Continue