FOR PATIENTS

Your healthcare professional has recommended tube feeding for you or your loved one. Perhaps you had time to consider the option of tube feeding in hospital. Or the decision to start tube feeding might have been made very quickly. Either way, it’s natural to feel concerned or overwhelmed when you’re first faced with the prospect of tube feeding.

As with anything we don’t fully understand, starting tube feeding can seem daunting and scary. At this time, there can be so many questions about its impact on your health and on all aspects of your life. Is it safe? What does it look like? Will I be able to cope at home? And how can I find support along the way?

The right tube feeding support, guidance and information can help you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to understand and accept the decision to start tube feeding. We’re here to help you do just that. With tips, personal stories, and FAQs, we’ll help you understand why tube feeding may be the best choice for you or your loved one, and how it can be a positive part of your life.

FOR PARENTS

As a parent, you naturally want the best for your child, and as part of that you want to nurture and nourish them. So when a healthcare professional recommends tube feeding for your child, it could feel like they’re calling into question your ability to be a good parent.

You might also feel a mix of emotions – guilt, fear, doubt and alarm. Add to that the fact that tube feeding might be just one of many other challenges your child is facing, and it’s no wonder most parents feel overwhelmed at this time.

As with anything we don’t fully understand, tube feeding can seem daunting and scary. At this time, there can be so many questions about its impact on your child’s health and on all aspects of his or her life, as well as how it will affect you and the rest of your family. Is it safe? What does it look like? Will I be able to cope at home? And how can I find support along the way?

The right support, guidance and information can help you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to understand and accept the decision to start tube feeding for your child. We’re here to help you do just that. With tips, personal stories, and FAQs, we’ll help you understand why tube feeding may be the best choice for your child, and how it can be a positive part of his or her life, and your own.