Gastronomy tubes (G-tubes) are tubes placed through the abdomen into the stomach that allow nutrition and medication to be delivered directly into the stomach. The majority of pediatric G-tubes placed are surgically inserted, requiring your child to be given general anesthesia.
There are many types of thermometers on the market today and it can be overwhelming deciding which device to choose. I am here to guide you to the correct device for your child and help you properly use it. Thermometer
Fever: A fever is a common symptom of illness, but it not necessarily a bad thing. To the contrary, a fever is the body’s natural defense against illness and plays a key role in fighting infections. If your child is
It’s respiratory season, as we call it in the medical field. For everyone else… it’s cold season. That lovely time of year that causes sleepless nights and leaves parents tired, stressed out and overwhelmed. It’s hard to see your kiddo sick and know that there really isn’t much you can do to make them better.
Three step process for suctioning with the NoseFrida:
1. Put a couple drops up one nostril and suction. Repeat with the other nostril
2. Saline flush
3. Finish it off by suctioning each nostril one last time to get the remaining saline out