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Tube Weaning: Week Three

The week of learning... Day 15 He actually blood requested a brownie for breakfast. False hope as he then refused lunch and dinner. Food orally consumed: unknown Fluids orally consumed: 500mlsWeight: 8.6kg Day 16 Last night worked a treat. I put him on his milk an hour early which mean that intervention by me stopped …

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Tube Weaning: Week Four

We're still going.... Day 22 I woke up to a response from the feeding school about the videos I sent them of him eating. One of him munching chocolate cake and another of him clearly showing interest, hunger and a desire to eat but everything that went in, coming out. The response agreed with my …

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Tube Weaning: Week Two

Day 8 Starting to feel like he's never going to eat! I reason with myself 'Isn't this what babies do when they first wean? Don't they spit it out too? Doesn't it just take time to get them swallowing?' The difference of course, that babies had already been swallowing milk and would still get their …

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Tube Weaning: Day One

I'm pleasantly surprised, though hesitant to get excited naturally. Mid morning I received a message from the feeding school with a suggested new regime to start the process. I looked it over and noticed lunch and dinner reduced with a short amount of dinner and the same for his overnight feeds. It wasn't what I …

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