We just worked Alli up to wearing it a little at a time. It was slow going at first, 5 minutes 3x a day, but at the end she could wear it all day. We always found she managed her secretions much better with it on, coughing, swallowing or sneezing them away like someone without a trach! Deb
Grateful thorns have roses
24 weeker now almost 11 years old and in third grade!
trach-decanned for good in 2008, gtube, asthma, CP, MR, GERD, latex allergy, osteopenia, aplastic cerebellum, ADHD/OCD, 60 lbs of humor and fiest, 4'4" tall, patient at Shreveport Shriners Childrens Hospital,, and I may be leaving something out but she is happy and growing and the light of our lives! DECANNED 6-17-08