Through the nose, over the ear, then taped to the back.
Placement wasn't a fun thing for me. The nurse has done it for 19 years, only hit the airway once. "Chances of doing that are slim."
She does it perfectly and quickly. Mister C gets it down with no problem. I get halfway and pause because I feel something hard. I freak out and pull it out. The nurse asks if I saw what happened to him. I was so focused on how it "felt" going down I wasn't paying attention to his face. Apparently the nurse and Mister C noticed he started turning a blue-ish color. (I hit his airway.) I had to try it again and now Tyler is beyond pissed. I get it down and he is screaming bloody murder. We are so focused on consoling him we don't notice all the formula in his stomach was emptying on the table behind him.
Mental note: Make sure the end port is closed when inserting.
Here is to hoping he won't pull it out when he's in his crib.
We had to do syringe feedings last night because the pump isn't getting delivered until this afternoon. So far so good.
*Post edit: The tube lasted a little over 48 hours before he yanked it out. His brothers now get to see firsthand how "fun" it is to put a feeding tube in.