SMA Stories: How SMA Patients Eat Without Swallowing

Nora’s a sweet six-year-old girl who was born with type I spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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When Nora isn’t playing Pirate Fairies with her mom and dad, she had to be fed via a stomach tube. In this Goodentree video, we see how Nora gets fed through the tube because¬†she is unable to swallow.

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