The following table outlines common problems you may encounter while feeding your child using their nasogastric (NG) tube.
May be due to
How to treat
How to prevent
For more information, please see Nasogastric (NG) tube: How to insert your child's NG tube and Nasogastric (NG) tube: Feeding your child.
Celine Menezes, RN, MSN, Interprofessional Education Specialist
Karen Breen-Reid, RN, MN, Manager, Interprofessional Education