G-tubes / feeding issues

American College of Gastroenterology http://www.acg.gi.org/patientinfo/frame_phylocator.html includes subjects such as reflux, food intolerance, and intestinal gas.

American Gastroenterological Association http://www.wbsaunders.com/gastro/policy/v108n4p1280.html provides a breif overview of the different types of GI interventions.

Families with Special Needs Children http://members.home.net/dinack includes links on feeding issues, preemie issues, and alternative therapies.

Feeding Tips for Preemies http://hometown.aol.com/lmwill262/page4/index.htm offers some good tips for babies.

Finger Feeding a Preemie http://www.parentingweb.com/lounge/ff_prem.htm presented by Parenting Web.

Frequently asked questions about g tubes http://www.g-tube.com/gtubefaq.spml . An absolutely EXCELLENT site for g tube information in simple terms, written by someone who has been there personally (Allison's mom Denise).

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ("GERD") Information Resource Center http://www.gerd.com/ provides FAQ, article achive, and feedback page.

Gastrostomy Support Site http://www.g-tube.com one of the most comprehensive but concise sites we have found including subjects such as child nutrition, adult nutrition, GERD, meal suggestions, online support options, and information on jejunostomy and gastroenterology (created by Allison's mom Denise).

G-tube Support List http://www.iinet.net.au/~scarffam/gtube/ offers an email support group related to g-tube issues.


Healthanswers.com http://healthanswers.com/ offers a good site to check on digestive issues as well as a score of other topics.

International Association of Reflux Parents http://welcome.to/GERDWORD helpful site, includes anti-reflux measures.

Med Web Plus http://www.medwebplus.com/subject/Gastroenterology.html a good site for various medical information.

Preemie Place http://hometown.aol.com/Lmwill262/index.html offers some additional insight into feeding and weight issues.

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