The decision to wean your child from the ventilator is made carefully to ensure that the breathing tube is not removed too soon.
When the breathing tube is removed, your child may cough and have some throat pain. Your child may also have a hoarse voice for a few days after the tube is removed.
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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