Top 3 Tube Feed Blog Post from 2018!

Happy New Year’s Day! It’s hard to believe that 2018 has come and gone! The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start, whether it’s learning something new or creating new, healthy habits.

Here are our top three viewed Tubie Tuesday posts from 2018:

Tube Talk: Feeding Tubes 101

Our intestines are kind of a love-it or hate-it topic, with most preferring the later. Don’t worry! This post is about how we get nutrition and tubes, not about the dreaded lower GI tract issues! Read more…

tube feeding anatomy

Tube Feeding Accessories 2.0

Every teenager wants to fit in but sometimes it isn’t easy when you have a feeding tube. However, most kids don’t even notice when one of their peers has a feeding tube because of new accessories and supplies that conceal the tube site, while still protecting it. If you read my last blog post about tubie accessories for kids, you probably wouldn’t be all too happy about potentially having a Hello Kitty or Superhero G-tube pad, but there are other supplies are age appropriate! Read more….

DIY Tubie Accessories for Kids!

Having a feeding tube as a child can be super scary, and even adults can be a little worried too, especially with the reoccurring though of how to make sure everything is properly stored, tasty, and that their child is happy. While talking to my friend the other day over coffee, her little girl who has a G-tube ran over to me and proudly lifted up her shirt to show me her “accessories”, aka her G-tube pad, which just happened to be Hello Kitty that day. If you’re unsure of what I’m referring to, G-tube pads are cotton fabric pads that are designed to fit beneath your child’s G-tube, preventing any friction that could arise, and it protects the stoma! Read more…

DIY G-tube Pads

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