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February 26th, 2009, 12:20 PM
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Kiersten is having surgery for one on the 13th of March. Just wondering what to expect.
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February 26th, 2009, 03:50 PM
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Paige does not have one so I am not help. Just know that she (and you) will be in my T&P's.
I know there is (or used to be) at least 1 or 2 moms of kids with feeding tubes. I hope they chime in with some help.
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February 26th, 2009, 06:26 PM
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((hugs)) My daughter had an NG tube for awhile, but we didn't have experience with G-tubes. However, I posted on this great support forum where there are parents with lots of feeding issues with their kids: http://www.parent-2-parent.com/forum/

There's a lot of knowledgeable people on there, and even if you don't sign up or post, you can still read what others have written on the subject. Good luck to you.
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March 1st, 2009, 09:03 PM
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Thanks ladies. She has a ng tube now, but it is interfering with her physical therapy, and her body is rejecting it. She is always sick. From what I understand the g-button is going to make a huge difference, but it seems so permanent. I keep wondering if she is every going to eat anything but pediasure.
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March 4th, 2009, 04:28 PM
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good luck! on jm the only one i know of was julia (oceanchild's daughter) but it was an ng tube. i think there was someone else with a g tube but don't know that they still frequent the board. let us know how it goes.
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