This section of the website includes information for families who are trying to make the decision to place a feeding tube, as well as families new to tube feeding. We’ve collected all the resources you need right from the start!
For some families, getting a feeding tube is a no-brainer. For others, the decision is more difficult and complicated. This page includes questions you can ask yourself to help make this decision, as well as parent quotes about making the decision.
We know getting a feeding tube can be overwhelming and difficult. This page will help you to get started and feel more confident about tube feeding. It includes our downloadable Parent Guide, What You Need to Know Now, and links to relevant sections of the website for tube feeding beginners. Do you need more emotional support? It also has links to our Facebook community and parent stories to let you know you are not alone. Myths and Facts, Terms to Know, and info on Medical Professionals are other sections also on this page.
This page serves as a clearinghouse for all our downloadable educational materials, including our Parent Guide in English and Spanish, our guide for Family and Friends, our brochure, and guides to help you with your pump and emergency planning.