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The Pros and Cons of tube feeding. Yes there are PROS!

Instagram followers, Facebook friends, random people on the bus..everyone has seen me tube feeding my son. I haven't hid it, I've haven't not posted his beautiful face because there's a tube stuck to it. I haven't saved feeding times for private spaces away from prying eyes. I'm a loud and proud mama to a tubie!…

“Why does Jaxon have a tube down his nose?”

Firstly, it's a Nasogastric tube also known as a NG tube. It goes up his nose, down his throat and ends in his stomach. It is for his milk and medications. For general information on feeding difficulties see NHS Dysphagia. This link explains general swallowing problems in both adults and children, causes and treatment. Everyone with…

I just heard the words no new mother should ever hear..

This was part written around the time, filled in and completed in bits a bobs retrospectively, and then published weeks later. Background Since the last post of us being discharged from our long stay in hospital. Jaxon was out for just 8 days before we were back in as he had stopped taking his milk…

Went to hospital with a 6 day old, left with a nearly 2 month old. Why..

So I'm trying to really quickly and briefly fill you in on what happened before I started writing blogs about Jaxon when he was 12 weeks old. But there's really nothing brief about his medical issues so I'll do the best I can. First things first, going way back to when he was born. As…