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Tube feeding

Tube feeding is a way to give nutrition to your child’s body to grow when they are unable to eat enough. It can be useful for children who:

  • cannot eat or drink enough to maintain nutrition
  • are unable to eat because they cannot chew/swallow properly/safely
  • need extra nutrition for growth.

Target audience:
Parents or carers
Service area:
June 2017
Last reviewed:
March 2024
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