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Before you begin a feeding, you will need to check the tube to make sure that it is not clogged or displaced outside of the stomach.
To do this, you will need to connect the extension set to the Mic-key. Then connect the monoject catheter tip syringe with 10cc of water to the feeding port.
Now, pull back on the plunger. When you see stomach contents in the tube, flush the Mic-key with the water. If you feel resistance--try it again and check for leakage.
Get yourself in the habit of checking the skin around the tube after each feeding. You will want to make sure that the skin is clean and dry. This is also the time to make sure that there is no leakage. If you are using a dressing this would probably be a good time to change it as it will most likely be wet.