recipe: broken jaw: need liquid meals fast!

ducracerJuly 22, 2005

I have to feed a 14 year-old with a fractured jaw. Must be in liquid form only for at least 2 weeks. HELP!

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rachelacey

How about something like Ensure or Boost?

    Bookmark   July 25, 2005 at 3:18PM
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gandbb

When my teenage sons' jaws were broken - upper and lower, I bought a chocolate protein powder to mix with milk and added a banana and I think a little oil. He fed himself with a syringe. It took hours of course and he had to wear a towel for a bib because a lot of it dribbled out. He was wonderfully patient and even went out to eat with us, brought his syringe and ate soup. I wouldn't have gone out with a towel wrapped around my throat on a bet so I was really proud of him. What I don't remember is if I added something to the powder to give him fiber - or maybe it was already in the mix.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2005 at 11:01AM
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