6000 infants are born prematurely in New Zealand each year. Many of these children leave the hospital requiring tube feeds to meet their nutritional needs. Tube feeds can be very time consuming, expensive and can make leaving the house very difficult. Medical specialists that can provide feeding therapy to assist with weaning off of tube feeds are scarce, and most families can not afford the extensive costs to travel to another country to see these specialists. One mother helped to start...
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