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Peg v button for feeding..which is better?
Hi. My son is 3 and had a peg in for 2 years. He has severe CP. He does eat orally but we need the tube for fluids. We are due to have the peg changed to a micky button next week as I thought it would be better now im not so sure. The point of having it changed was so our son, Nico, doesnt have the tube hanging out all the time. He has a tendancy to pull the tube and sometime it can get caught. But now i have done some research, i understand that the Micky can be pulled out really easily. Nico has high tone in his arms so he cannot grab the stroma site easily, more just the hanging tube. Can anyone share their experiences and preferences? Im not sure whether we should keep the peg or change to a button. thank you