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Helping Your Child with Their Trach Tube

A tracheostomy is a tiny, surgical opening through the skin into the trachea or windpipe. Children may need a tracheostomy for various reasons. One is to relieve severe breathing difficulties caused by a narrowing or obstruction in the upper airway. Another may be because they need to have regular suctioning of mucus from their airway … Continue reading