10 Stylish and Comfy G-Tube Covers

G-tube covers are a lifesaver if your little one has a g-tube.

It’s the ultimate solution to keep your kiddo’s hands away from messing with their g-tube!

Plus, it helps absorb leaks from formula or stomach fluids and is washable.

So say goodbye to gauze and hello to comfy g-tube covers!

With that said, here are our top 10 recommended (and super adorable!) g-tube covers for your kiddo to rock out.

Minnie Mouse G-Tube Belt and Pad Bundle

Overall Rating: 5.5 out of 5 stars

Size Options: 2 sizes (19"-23" and 22"-25")

Final Verdict: If you are a fan of Disney Minnie Mouse.

If your kiddo loves Minnie Mouse this adorable g-tube cover and belt may be right up their ally!

The Minnie Mouse bundle includes:

  • One Minnie Mouse feeding tube belt
  • One bonus feeding tube belt
  • One Minnie Mouse pad cover to secure your child’s g-tube in place

Plus, the material is soft and durable making it comfy to wear.

Takeaway tip: For the best fit, measure around your child’s tube in a seated position. Then, purchase a belt with at least 2 additional inches for growth. Due to the personal nature of these products the belts are not able to be returned or refunded as all sales are final.

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Cutie Button G-Tube Pads (Yellows)

Overall Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Size Options: 1 size (includes a pack of 5)

Final Verdict: For kids who love silly creatures or monsters.

These goofy g-tube button covers will bring a smile to your child’s face!

Made to replace the boring gauze, these comfy pads are not only skin-friendly but super soft too.

The material is 100% extra-plush polyester fleece to protect against skin irritation and to easily soak up excess formula or stomach fluids around the tube area.

Takeaway tip: The pad measures 3 inches round.

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Cutie Button G-Tube Pads (Floral Mix)

Overall Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Size Options: 1 size (includes a pack of 7)

Final Verdict: For the kiddo who loves flowers or cute designs.

These fun patterned g-tube covers come in a variety of adorable flora designs and an array of pretty light colors like pink, purple, blue, and orange.

The pad is made out of 100% plush polyester fleece which makes the material:

  • Super soft to protect skin from irritation or redness
  • Lightweight
  • Made to comfortably fit around the g-tube without weighing it down
  • Made to quickly absorb stomach fluids or formula that may leak out around the tube area

Takeaway tip: The pad measures 3 inches round. To clean, machine wash and air dry.

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Koala Bear Tummy Time G-Tube Cover Pads and Pillow Belt

Overall Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Size Options: 1 size (includes 2 cover pads and 1 pillow belt)

Final Verdict: For 1 to 3-month-old babies who have a g-tube and need tummy time.

Does your little one need tummy time, but have a g-tube?

This infant g-tube pillow belt is the perfect solution to allow your baby to lie on their tummy safely.

The pillow is soft, yet firm enough to offer support and wrap around you like a g-tube belt.

It is designed to allow your little one to lie on their tummy without putting pressure on or causing irritation to their g-tube or mickey.

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Ian’s Choice Organic Cotton Pads

Overall Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Size Options: 1 size (includes a pack of 12)

Final Verdict: An environmentally skin-friendly g-tube cover that doesn’t break the bank.

If you’re thinking this pad will bulge under your child’s clothes, think again!

This super comfy cover is designed to lie flat to fit around your g-tube snug and secure.

It is made out of organic cotton which has several perks:

  • Super soft to wear
  • Less irritation to your little one’s skin
  • Absorbent

The button is made with BPA-free metal rather than plastic, making it more skin-friendly.

Takeaway tip: The pad measures about 2 1/2 inches wide. These are not waterproof. It is suggested to air dry them after you put them in the washer.

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Cutie Button G-Tube Pads (Trucks/Cars)

Overall Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Size Options: 1 size (includes a pack of 7)

Final Verdict: For the kiddo who adores trucks or cars.

These pad designs come in a variety of adorable truck and car patterns!

So if your kiddo is a fan of trucks or cars, they will love rocking out one of these Cutie Button pads to wear.

These pads have the same qualities as the Cutie Button (Floral Mix) covers mentioned above.

The pads are made out of 100% extra-plush polyester fleece on the top and bamboo on the other side that touches your little one’s skin.

What this means is the material is:

  • Super soft to protect against skin irritation
  • Lightweight
  • Made to quickly absorb any stomach fluids or formula that might leak out around the tube area

Takeaway tip: The pad measures 3 inches round.

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Feeding Tube Port Cover

Overall Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Size Options: Customizable to fit your child’s measurements.

Final Verdict: For stopping accidental opening or disconnection of your child’s feeding tube port.

This cute and modern gray port cover clamps tightly around your feeding port connection.

The cover is designed to be placed around your feeding tube port to prevent it from accidentally opening or from coming off.

This is especially helpful if your little one’s hands get curious and want to play with their feeding tube.

Takeaway Tip: This cover is wonderful for nighttime use to prevent your child from opening or disconnecting it while they are sleeping.

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G-Tube Belts

Does your child keep messing or fiddling with their g-tube?

If you answered yes, then a g-tube belt may be a wonderful option for you.

These belts are designed to completely cover and protect the g-tube area to prevent your child from touching it.

Most importantly, to keep the g-tube safely positioned so your child doesn’t accidentally pop it out.

With that said, here are several adorable g-tube belt options to consider:

Candy G-Tube Belt

Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Size Options: Customizable to fit your child’s measurements.

Final Verdict: What kid doesn’t have a sweet tooth? This g-tube belt is for dessert lovers and candy fanatics.

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Dinosaur G-Tube Belt

Overall Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Size Options: Customizable to fit your child’s measurements.

Final Verdict: If your child likes reptiles or dinosaurs, this one is for them.

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Unicorn G-Tube Belt

Overall Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Size Options: Customizable to fit your child’s measurements.

Final Verdict: For the kids who love mystical creatures or unicorns.

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Takeaway tip for these G-Tube Belt options: The g-tube belts measures 4.5" high by your chosen length. To order the correct size, measure around your child’s stomach with a tape measure including around the area of the button. The manufacturer shares, “choose the length from the drop-down box according to your measurement. Do NOT add or subtract inches as they will automatically add length to allow for your child’s growth.” Since the item is custom-made, returns and cancellations are not accepted.

Common G-Tube Questions and Answers

What are g-tube covers used for?

G-tube covers are handy wearable pads to fit around the g-tube to absorb stomach fluids or formula that leaks out.

What happens if my child’s g-tube pops out?

If your child’s g-tube comes out, don’t fret!

Keep in mind it needs to be replaced within a certain time period (usually around 30 minutes) to prevent the stoma opening from closing up quickly.

It is important to have a trained medical professional teach you how to insert your child’s g-tube gently back into their tummy.

If you need a refresher, here is a helpful video of Alycia walking you step-by-step on how to change a g-tube with her son, Lenny.

How long does a g-tube last?

On average, the gastrostomy tubes will need to be replaced in 1 year and the balloon tubes at 6 months.

Can your g-tube get wet?

Yes, your g-tube can get wet.

You may do your usual activities like bathing or swimming in a pool.

Just be sure the skin around the g-tube heals and closes before it gets wet.

How do you protect a g-tube?

You may use a covered belt designed to protect and keep the g-tube in place.

Also, wearing a onesie or a form-fitting t-shirt may also help as well.

Final Thoughts

Nowadays, companies are fulfilling special needs parents’ requests by making super adorable g-tube covers and belts.

Out with the old dull gauze and in with a g-tube cover that’s fun, stylish, and fresh!

No matter your child’s needs, you are sure to find a g-tube cover in a color or design your kiddo will love.

About the Author

Lindsey is the co-founder of The LENN Foundation and content developer of the ‘Intensive Therapy for Kids’ blog.

When she isn’t busy playing Godzilla with her 7-year-old or chasing around her 2-year-old mischievous Rottie pup who has a serious obsession with Roku remote controls and happily chewed at least 10 in his lifetime lol, she is grateful to live out her passion for helping children with cerebral palsy (like her sweet nephew Lenny) to receive the therapies they need to live their best life possible. ♥

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