G-tube covers are handy wearable pads to fit around the g-tube to absorb stomach fluids or formula that leaks out.
How do you make a G tube cover?
Make A G-tube Button Pad In 6 Steps
- Step One: Cut a total of 3 circles – 2 flannel, 1 terry cloth.
- Step Two: Layer the fabric and cut a 2″ slit down the middle.
- Step Three: Use a 1/8″ seam allowance to sew the inside edges of the g-tube cover.
- Step Four: Turn the flannel fabric right sides out.
How often should G button be replaced?
G-buttons need to be replaced for different reasons (balloon leaks, your child grows, etc.). We recommend changing them every four months and will show you how to do this. You should always have a replacement button at home.