We are now at 20 months of tube feeding with Miss Elizabeth. Every day is a juggle to figure out exactly what she needs to grow and reduce vomiting episodes. Here is her current blend– Elizabeth gets about 900 calories/day right now because we are trying to make up for lost weight that’s occurred over… Continue reading Blending Food for Tube Feeding
It’s no secret that I am a fan of healthy, homemade foods. We don’t particularly care for processed foods. We also try to avoid ingredients that do not come with health attributes. When you have a child that is tube fed or needs a supplement to help encourage adequate growth, the medical world is quick… Continue reading Lizzie’s Dietary Insurance Drink aka Healthy, Homemade Pediasure.
If you’ve read through this site, you are probably aware that I do not plan to feed Elizabeth formulas. Just because she has a feeding tube, doesn’t mean she should exist on a diet of corn syrup and vitamins. Our plan is to transition from breastmilk to a real food, blended diet over the next… Continue reading Real Food via G-Tube