A nasogastric (NG) tube.A nasogastric (NG) tube is a thin, soft tube that is put in through the nose and goes into the stomach. Your child has this tube so he/she can get the nutrition needed to grow.

What Do I Need to Know about an NG Tube?

  • The tube is held in place with tape on the cheek.
  • Parents and caregivers can be trained to put in an NG tube.