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Families Overcome Feeding-tube Fears

Sunday, February 08, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Mark Alpert
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Hidden beneath her clothing, a feeding tube has helped deliver essential nutrients to Paige Stuntz for the first two years of her life.

 

Born with cleft lip and palate, Paige had difficulty feeding after birth and required a nasal feeding tube. Before she left the neonatal intensive care unit at 1 month old, she was switched to a gastrostomy tube that her parents could maintain on their own.

 

Click here to read the full article in the Des Moines Register 02/08/15.

 


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