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  • Traveling with Formula/NJ Tubes

    Posted by alyssa-silva on May 23, 2022 at 11:00 am

    This may be a silly question, but I’m new to the feeding tube world and don’t know an awful lot! I currently have an NJ tube and only have small windows without feeds. If I wanted to go on a day trip to the beach or something, the formula needs to be refrigerated. (It can’t stay out more than four hours.)

    Do you have a cooler pack or something you’d recommend for traveling? What’s your routine like?

    alyssa-silva replied 1 year, 10 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • yvette-haas

    Member
    May 23, 2022 at 10:35 pm

    Insulated lunch boxes 🙂

    Are you using a pump? If so, I have seen lots of cute modified lunch boxes. You can get them on Etsy. They will keep your food cold AND keep the pump looking good in public.

    • alyssa-silva

      Member
      May 25, 2022 at 1:18 pm

      Etsy!! That’s such a great idea!! I’m new to all of this, so these ideas are so helpful. And yes, I have an enteral pump.

    • deann-r

      Member
      May 31, 2022 at 9:06 am

      That’s why I love this group.  Such awesome ideas!

       

  • alyssa-silva

    Member
    June 2, 2022 at 5:08 pm

    Found these super cute formula bag covers while shopping on Etsy today! They even have a pouch for an ice pack to keep it cool. Perfect for when I want to spend the day outside.

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/892929745/insulated-feeding-bag-cover-with-pockets?ref=cart

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