We had the same problem at first. Just keep trying it takes some getting use to it took our daughter about 2mo to get use to it and than she loved it and would point to her trach to let us know she wanted it on.
: my grandson is 18 months old and has had a
: trach since about 2 months. we are trying to
: get him to use a speech valve and/or cap. he
: will breath in great but will not breath
: out. he holds his breath and either blows
: the cap off or gets very upset. does anyone
: have any hints to help make this easier for
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