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Old 03-29-2014, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by aFORDable View Post
Mike, Sorry for you and your family. This has to be hard on your in-laws.

I do not understand the problem with a feeding tube being installed. My step dad had one, and lived three years longer than he would had without the tube. So the chances that your SIL would last long enough to need the tube removed is slim.

I think it would make your in-laws feel much better to know their daughter is not starving.
The problem with a feeding tube is once it is in-legally- it is almost impossible to have it removed. This is a family decision and an extremely hard one. Been there - there were NO happy moments, NONE!
Prayers and understanding sent to the OP.
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