MyTubeFeeding.ca | Your guide to tube feeding at home | Nestlé Health Science EN | FR Kids | Adults Your First Day Home Tube Feeding Basics Instructions & Education Nutrition & Tube Feeding Formulas Feeding Intolerance & Problem Solving MyTubeFeeding.ca | Your guide to tube feeding at home Your First Day Home For most people, getting used to tube feeding at home can take time. Find information and resources to help you and your family through the first days at home. Tube Feeding Basics What is tube feeding? What methods are used to tube feed? Learn about the basics of tube feeding. Instructions & Education Step-by-step instructions on various aspects of managing your tube feeding. Being on tube feeding does not mean that you should feel uncomfortable during or after you take your formula. Problem Solving Feeding Intolerance There are ways to help make the adjustment to tube feeding at home easier. Find out how. Your First Day Home It's Good To Be Home There is a wide range of tube feeding formulas available. Learn more. Nutrition Formulas Formula Types & Options Helpful Tip KEEP A DIARY: to help you and your healthcare professional keep track of your progress and any questions you might have. Helpful Tip PLAN AHEAD: If you will be traveling away from home, plan ahead. Leave early to allow plenty of time and bring extras of all your supplies. Find out if and where you can get supplies or formula at your destination and know the location of the nearest hospital, in case you need it. OWN YOUR FEEDING TUBE: Learn how to use and live with your feeding tube in this five-part video series with Gunnar Esiason. 1. The First Day Home with Your Feeding Tube. In this video, Gunnar shows how to use different methods for tube feeding. Feeding using either a syringe or a pump are discussed. MORE> 2. What Can I Expect from My Feeding Tube? The video will show you a few lifestyle changes you may experience after you have had a feeding tube placed. Some of the changes discussed are establishing new feeding habits, changes in sleep patterns, and day to day life. MORE> 3. Normal Life with the Feeding Tube. In this video, you will see how Gunnar is able to maintain a physically active lifestyle with a feeding tube. MORE> 4. Becoming Comfortable with Your Feeding Tube. This video discusses some of the social questions and issues that may arise as a result of having a feeding tube. MORE> 5. Living with a Feeding Tube. In this video, you will see how a feeding tube has made a difference in Gunnar’s life. MORE> Nestlé Health Science has made every effort to include on this website only information that it believes to be accurate and reliable. This site contains information from a variety of sources including practice-based resources, guidelines from professional organizations, and experiences of healthcare professionals who have managed patients on home tube feeding. Information provided on this site is for education purposes. It is not intended to replace the advice or instruction of your healthcare professionals, or to substitute medical care. Contact a qualified healthcare professional if you have any questions regarding your tube feeding product, prescription and supplies, or if you have a specific question or issues about what is best for you as you manage your tube feeding at home.