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any one have or had a child on a g tube

They are discussing putting my child on a g tube for additional feedings to help her grow. has anyone had experience with this? does it help?

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icn_mom

Asked by icn_mom at 11:31 PM on Jan. 8, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • yes but only on kids that are handicap. and yes it helped.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:34 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • I was a night nurse for a family whose daughter was a Quadrapledgic and she had one. It helped her. Just make sure you keep a feeding chart to record how much she is eating and the calories she is getting. I'm sorry to hear that your little one might have to go through this. She will be in my thoughts and prayers! Good Luck!
    angieluv

    Answer by angieluv at 11:39 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

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