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
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Lizzie’s Dietary Insurance Drink aka Healthy, Homemade Pediasure.
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.
Breastmilk, Meat “Formula”, & Tube Feeding
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