Top 3 Tube Feed Blog Post from 2018!

Happy New Year's Day! It's hard to believe that 2018 has come and gone! The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start, whether it's learning something new or creating new, healthy habits. Here are our top three viewed Tubie Tuesday posts from 2018: Tube Talk: Feeding Tubes 101 Our intestines are kind … Continue reading Top 3 Tube Feed Blog Post from 2018!

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. Knowing where to go for reliable information can help … Continue reading Resources for Home Tube Feeds

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! The amount of fluid needed can fluctuate depending … Continue reading Hydration and Feeding Tubes

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. The first tube feed formulas in history were often household ingredients, such as milk, broth, and even whiskey. Now individuals are going back to … Continue reading To Blend or Not to Blend