Your child needs nutrition and good calories through his or her enteral feedings—not excess air bubbles. A key part of a feeding system is a Farrell Valve bag, which removes excess bubbles for more reliable feedings. Your child has less bloating and is more comfortable during and after feedings.
Watch PHS Dietitian Janelle Peterson show how to set up, use, clean, and store a Farrell Valve bag:
Of course if you have any questions about any aspect of your child’s feeding system, contact any PHS clinician.
Do you use a Farrell Valve bag in your system? Any tips to share? We welcome your input.