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Do babies taste milk/medicine through there NG tube?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:50 AM on Jan. 30, 2011 in Health

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  • They don't "taste" really anything.
    They only gain nutrients from it...that being said they can also feel/be affected by alcohol and/or other medicines.
    That's why Pg women need to be so cautious.
    Missikat75

    Answer by Missikat75 at 5:55 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Taste buds are in the mouth; when babies are fed with an NG tube, nothing goes into their mouths.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:44 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Nope. And I sorta know from experience. I had a feeding tube when I was 15, but it went directly in my stomach, and I did not taste anything. Same concept, different methods of applying it.
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 3:02 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

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