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G-Tube Support and Parent Resources

  • www.feedinG-tubeawareness.org
    Feeding Tube Awareness offers information regarding care of different types of feeding tubes, basic terms related to feeding tubes, link to Facebook support group, troubleshooting information for feeding tubes, information about different supplies used with feeding tubes (syringes, types of tape).
  • www.tubefed.com
    (Avanos company) offers care guide pamphlets, animated care instructions (info available in other languages as well).
  • www.tubiefriends.com
    Tubie friends offers families stuffed animals with feeding tubes (and sometimes other medical equipment) for a tube fed child.
  • www.parenttoparentnys.org
    Parent to Parent Support is a program established in 2013 at Golisano Children’s Hospital by two social work interns with the support and guidance from GCH social worker, care coordinators, and a parent of a child with a feeding tube who is an employee of the University. Provides opportunities for parents to interact with parent supporter (someone who has been there, done that!)
  • www.oley.org
    The Oley Foundation helps people dependent on home parental nutrition and home enteral nutrition.
  • www.mybuttonbuddies.com
    MyButtonBuddies offers ordering information on these cute cloth pads to be worn around MIC-KEY buttons in place of gauze.
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