Feeding Tube Weaning

Please see below for your 3 options regarding Feeding Tube Weaning

Jump Start – Tube Weaning Readiness Evaluation and Coaching 

  • Comprehensive team assessment conducted by at least two therapists
  • Thrive team collaboration with one or more of the child’s existing physicians
  • An individualized plan for treatment
  • Written report with supporting scientific evidence
  • Expert suggestions for immediate and long-term improvement

Remote Tube Weaning

  • Supported weaning from afar as indicated after assessment
  • Daily phone and email support during treatment
  • Weekly phone and email support during follow-up
  • Thrive team ongoing collaboration with child’s physician
  • Collaboration with Thrive affiliated Dietitian
  • Parental coaching throughout to build competence and ensure future success
  • 6 months remote follow-up to ensure ongoing success

Intensive Tube Weaning

  • Remote preparation for child and family via email/phone calls with Thrive team
  • 10 Day Intensive Therapy with expert attendance at mealtimes
  • Thrive team ongoing collaboration with child’s physician
  • Collaboration with Thrive affiliated Dietitian
  • Parental coaching throughout to build competence and ensure future success
  • 6 months of remote follow-up to ensure ongoing success