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Video summary

If a small baby cannot feed enough by mouth, a feeding tube is needed. This video shows how to determine if a feeding tube is needed and how to safely insert one.

Global Health Media Project’s Small Baby Series includes 27 teaching videos, providing in-depth coverage on best-practice care of babies born too small or too soon. See summary info here for more information. 

For information on narrating this video in other languages, please contact: Peter Cardellichio –


You can also watch the video on how to feed a baby with a nasogastric tube here.