My son was born with the umbilmical cord wrapped around his neck. Once the hospital got his oxygen back, he suffered seizures. He is now off seizure mediciation of Pheobarital. The doctors are hoping that the seizures are gone. After three weeks old they decided to give him a bottle. They waited so long because of a weak gag reflex. He is slowing only taking 20cc because he doesn't have a strong sucking reflex. Is there any way to get him to suck stronger? Or any tips on how to feed him other then a feeding tube? He is on a NG tube right now. The doctors wanted him to go on a G tube but my husband and I didn't find this necessary as he is slowly progressing. He is still in NICU.
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