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Why would a baby need a gastrostomy tube?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: To be fed

Some babies may have conditions that do not allow them to eat by mouth or take in enough calories by mouth feeding.
Some of these conditions are cerebral palsy, reflux, heart defects, aspiration, vocal cord paralysis, or cleft palate.

In brief: To be fed

Some babies may have conditions that do not allow them to eat by mouth or take in enough calories by mouth feeding.
Some of these conditions are cerebral palsy, reflux, heart defects, aspiration, vocal cord paralysis, or cleft palate.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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