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.
Miss Elizabeth has been receiving all human milk since her premature birth at 26 weeks. In the NICU, she received a human milk based fortifier and some donor milk to supplement as my supply was building (I had major difficulty establishing a milk supply this time). For a short while, she also had 4ml of… Continue reading Breastmilk, Meat “Formula”, & Tube Feeding