Gastrostomy Tube Video

A gastrostomy tube, or g-tube, is a convenient, comfortable, and effective way to feed and provide medication to a child who is unable to eat by mouth. If your provider has suggested a g-tube for your child, you can learn more by viewing our educational video above. You can choose to view the entire video, or go straight to a specific section in the video playlist, by choosing one in the upper left hand corner.

The Gastrostomy Tube video includes:

  • Introduction to G-Tubes – how a button g-tube works
  • G-Tube Care and Maintenance – basics skills to keep the tube and site clean
  • Addressing Common Problems – and where to call with questions or concerns
  • Parent Stories – interviews with parents about their g-tube experiences

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