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Push to help kids hooked on tube-feeding

Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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Push to help kids hooked on tube-feeding

 

Radio New Zealand 7/29/15

 

Urgent help for the parents of children dependent on tube-feeding is being sought from MPs.

 

 

A petition has been presented to Parliament's Health Select Committee by Jody Anderson, on behalf of the lobby group Tube Wean New Zealand and more than 4000 people.

Tube-feeding helps premature or sick babies to survive, but the group says children tend to become dependent and don't learn how to eat independently.

 

Click here to read the full article on Radio New Zealand 7/29/15


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Updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. 

 

This website was updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.
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