Enteral Tube Program | Your Visit

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The Enteral Tube Program at Boston Children’s Hospital is one of the busiest practices in the country. Whether this is your first visit to Boston Children’s or one of many, we know the experience can be stressful for your child and family.

Planning ahead and being prepared helps ease the way and decrease your wait. Based on feedback we have received from patients and families, we have included some helpful information and tips on requesting an appointment, what to bring with you, and your stay at the hospital.

Click on the printable brochures below for additional information about your child's stay.

The Welcome to Boston Children's Hospital Guide includes information about hospital services, neighborhood activities, a who's-who glossary and special section for teenage patients.

The Take-along Guide to Your Hospital Stay includes information about directions, accommodation information, tips on what to bring and more.

The Take-along Guide to Your Outpatient Visit includes information geared toward patients under 18 years of age.

The Take-along Guide To Your Outpatient Visit adult version includes information geared to patients over 18 years of age.

 If you have additional questions, please call 617-355-6058. One of our ambulatory service representatives within the Gastroenterology Department will be happy to answer your questions quickly and thoroughly. We look forward to providing the exceptional care and service that Boston Children’s Hospital is known for.


We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337