Motivating your children to take their sip feeds

If a child has a special nutritional need, they may be unable to get enough energy and nutrition from their diet alone. In these instances, healthcare professionals may consider giving them additional nutritional support.

Nutritional support can involve food fortification, the use of sip feeds (oral nutritional supplements), tube feeding or a combination of these approaches. Here we look at how to support your child as well as what to do if you child has tummy troubles whilst on a sip feed.

RXANI140216 Date of preparation: July 2014