I am a new trach mom and I need HELP!!!

Kimberly - posted on 10/16/2014 ( no moms have responded yet )




Ok my son who is 9 just had a tracheostomy 4weeks ago. I am having to suction him NON stop! I am not kidding when I say over 100 times a day! It's like every 10-15 min sometimes! I can't even go to the bathroom:( He has a lot if oral secretions. Puddles of slobbers I'll cover his pillow, I am changing out the burp rag every 20min. He also is cutting him molars. And I keep thinking that May be why all the extra secretions. He takes xopenex, pulmacort, and dornase has a HME during the day and a heated trach Coker at night. Is this normal? When will it stop?

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