Sometimes people with
cerebral palsy have problems trying to eat. Problems
You can help your child with cerebral palsy eat more easily
A person with severe cerebral palsy
may need a feeding tube in order to eat. For short-term use, the tube is placed
into the nose and passed into the stomach. For long-term tube feeding, a tube
can be placed directly into the stomach through an opening in the abdomen
September 20, 2012
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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