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Questions you have about feeding tubes but were afraid to ask.

I’m squeaking in at the end of feeding tube awareness week with a post for anyone who has ever wondered why children would have feeding tubes. 680 more words

Speech And Language Therapy

Tube Talk: Feeding Tubes 101

Our intestines are kind of a love-it or hate-it topic, with most preferring the later. Don’t worry! This post is about how we get nutrition and tubes in the upper intestines! 480 more words

Enteral Nutrition

Resources for Home Tube Feeds

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes along.” ~Samuel Butler

Let’s talk learning! Life with a feeding tube can be a lot of learning on the fly and sometimes the questions can come more quickly than their answers. 439 more words

Enteral Nutrition

Hydration and Feeding Tubes

Water is a major nutrient that makes up most of the body and is vital to our health. Fluids are required for proper digestion, bowel regulation, getting rid of waste in the body (AKA detoxes the body), regulating the body’s temperature, cushioning joints and organs, and more! 192 more words

Enteral Nutrition

To Blend or Not to Blend

Blenderized tube feedings (BTFs) are making a comeback! These homemade tube feed formulas were the only source of nutrition for those with feeding tube before commercial formulas came to the market. 266 more words

Enteral Nutrition

Welcome to Lynn Kline Nutrition!

My name is Lynn Kline and I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist specializing in enteral nutrition support. I’ve been interested in nutrition since middle school. I was watching Oprah one afternoon and she and her guest, Dr. 421 more words

Enteral Nutrition