G-tube Parents

A group specially for parents who are dealing with tube feedings.

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From gtube to bottle

Hi my daughter is going to be 4 months in a week she has had her gtube in since June but in the hospital she had the ng tube she had this because fear of aspiration... Well when...

Started by Pcarrah on 09/19/2016 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 09/19/2016 by Pcarrah

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From gtube to bottle

Hi my daughter is going to be 4 months in a week she has had her gtube in since June but in the hospital she had the ng tube she had this because fear of aspiration... Well when...

Started by Pcarrah on 09/19/2016 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 09/19/2016 by Pcarrah

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From gtube to bottle

Hi my daughter is going to be 4 months in a week she has had her gtube in since June but in the hospital she had the ng tube she had this because fear of aspiration... Well when...

Started by Pcarrah on 09/19/2016 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 09/19/2016 by Pcarrah

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From gtube to bottle

Hi my daughter is going to be 4 months in a week she has had her gtube in since June but in the hospital she had the ng tube she had this because fear of aspiration... Well when...

Started by Pcarrah on 09/19/2016 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 09/19/2016 by Pcarrah

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From gtube to bottle

Hi my daughter is going to be 4 months in a week she has had her gtube in since June but in the hospital she had the ng tube she had this because fear of aspiration... Well when...

Started by Pcarrah on 09/19/2016 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 09/19/2016 by Pcarrah

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5 year old with g-tube refusing formula

I have twin 5 year olds, a boy and a girl, that were born at 26 weeks. My daughter has had a button (mic key button) since she was only a few days old. We were told that she...

Started by Rebecca on 02/15/2016 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 02/15/2016 by Rebecca

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pros cons of getting the mic key button

im a new first time mom my baby boy is almost two months an has spent those two months in a hospital cause he wont eat all his feeds from the bottle im wondering if I should...

Started by Deeanna Cecile on 09/18/2013 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 08/09/2015 by Evelyn

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Leaking Mic-Key answers needed

My daughter has had a Mic-Key now for 16yrs. We have now started to have it leak and no one can tells us why. The only advice from Doctors are no feeds 2 hrs before bed and no...

Started by Evelyn on 08/09/2015 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 08/09/2015 by Evelyn

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Very leaky G-tube

My daughter is 9 months old and has had her g-tube since she was 2 weeks old. We had no problems until she went into the hospital for an unrealted surgury. While in the...

Started by User on 06/24/2010 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 08/09/2015 by Evelyn

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could use suggestions for reclined sleeping..

Hi. My daughter is 19months now/ 16 agjusted. She was very premature so she has a gtube and is on continuous feeds overnight. She had acid reflux pretty bad too. She is...

Started by Dlml2 on 07/02/2015 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 07/02/2015 by Dlml2

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Ideas to flavor Nestle Compleat Pediatric formula

My granddaughter is on Nestle Compleat Pediatric formula unflavored. I want to offer her some of the formula in her bottle and in a cup...I'm looking for ideas to flavor the...

Started by Danitasheets on 03/19/2015 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 03/19/2015 by Danitasheets

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Irritation Around G-tube Site

My son just got his g-tube 2 weeks ago. We are cleaning it once a day with a peroxide saline mix, and then a second time with just saline. We use Bacitracin during both...

Started by Sarah on 04/27/2009 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 06/26/2014 by Pure_faith

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slings or carriers

Going on vaction with my 10 month old, and would like to get rid of her bulky stroller to make more room in the car. I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good carrier or...

Started by Banishee_13 on 03/09/2014 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 03/09/2014 by Banishee_13

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Compleat Formula

Since Nestle changed their "look" on the adult Compleat formula, it has been a nightmare. Nestle swears they didn't change the formula, but it is even a different COLOR than it...

Started by Shirlee on 09/10/2012 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 11/14/2013 by Nancy

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Birthday with a Tubie

Hello I have twins who will be 1 very shortly. One of my twins has no feeding issues and eats like an average 1 year old. My other twin has a g-tube. She has been cleared for...

Started by Megan on 10/17/2013 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 10/17/2013 by Megan

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Birthday with a Tubie

Hello I have twins who will be 1 very shortly. One of my twins has no feeding issues and eats like an average 1 year old. My other twin has a g-tube. She has been cleared for...

Started by Megan on 10/17/2013 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 10/17/2013 by Megan

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Extremely Leaky Mic-key Button

Need help or ideas! My son is 11 months today and has had his gtube since he was 2 months and 10 days. It leaks insane amounts. He was originally placed with the peg that...

Started by Chelsea on 08/13/2013 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 09/17/2013 by Lauren

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Removing granulation tissue

My 4 year old had an appointment with GI last week to follow up after having granulation tissue removed for the first time, and we discovered that the tissue is now larger than...

Started by Jessica on 09/14/2010 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 06/23/2013 by Cimone