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homemade tube feeding

What You Should Know if You’re Considering Homemade Tube Feeding for Your Child

Thinking of homemade tube feeding formula for your child? There are benefits, but there are also risks and disadvantages. Here’s what you need to know.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
transition from tube feeding

How to Transition From Tube Feeding to Eating by Mouth

The transition from tube feeding to eating by mouth can be a slow process. Do it right by taking it slow and enlisting the help of your healthcare team.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS

Kids and Vegetables: Nine Tips to Get Them to Eat More

Most kids don’t get the amount or variety of vegetables they should. Here's how to help your child eat more veggies for optimal health.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
heart health

For Heart Health, Eat More of These

February is American Heart Month. Should you eat a plant-based diet for heart health? Yes and here’s the why and the how.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Nutrition Management

Nutrition Management for Children with Developmental Disabilities Webinar Video

Join us for this free webinar on Nutrition Management for Children with Developmental Disabilities. This webinar addresses feeding issues and nutrient needs

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Nutrición Enteral

Shield HealthCare’s Enteral Videos

Watch videos showing how to use an Infinity feeding pump, Kangaroo Joey feeding pumps, how to use an enteral backpack, how to bolus feed and more.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Enteral Nutrition

Enteral Nutrition Support Newsletter 2017 – Vol. 1

In this edition of our enteral nutrition support newsletter, we address preparing your home for tube feeding, our upcoming webinar, ENFit and more.

Aimee Sharp
developmental disabilities

Nutrition-Related Issues Common to Developmental Disabilities

Developmental disabilities can make it hard to meet a child's nutrition needs. Use this guide to identify some of the common nutrition-related issues.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
tube feeding

Tube Feeding My Child: What is the Safest Way to Handle the Bag Between Feedings?

Children on tube feeding are commonly fed via bolus method through a pump. What is the safest way to handle the bag between feedings?

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
home tube feeding

How to Prepare for Home Tube Feeding

There’s a lot to think about during a hospital discharge. Before you go home from the hospital, make sure your home is safe for home tube feeding.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
ENFit Feeding Sets, Tubes and Syringes: 2017
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