Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop

Darwin, NT - Postponed; new date TBC.

Darwin Workshop 2020

In light of the situation with Coronavirus in Australia, this event has been postponed until later in the year – the new event date will be announced once confirmed.   All registered attendees as of 17 March 2020 have been advised of this postponement and can contact with any further queries.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  Anyone not yet enrolled who would like to register their interest to attend once the new date is confirmed can do so by emailing and we can ensure you are kept informed.

WHEN: Postponed; new date TBA.

COST: $345 inc. GST.

VENUE: Rydges Palmerston, 15 Maluka Drive, Palmerston, Darwin, Northern Territory.

ENQUIRIES: Please email

DISCOUNTS: Contact for a 10% discount for students and teams (3 or more staff from same workplace). Team discounts must be booked and paid for as a group.

INCLUDES: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, tea/coffee, workshop manual, handouts and assessment resources.

TIMES: Registration from 8.20am, start time 8.45am, finish time 4.45pm.

AGENDA: Darwin Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop Agenda (click to download PDF)

PARKING: Complimentary undercover parking is available at the back of the hotel.  The carpark has an entry point on either side of the building.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Buses 70, 71, 72, 73 and 77 stop outside the venue.   There is a large drop off area outside reception for taxi arrivals.

ACCOMMODATION:  Please contact Rydges Palmerston directly on (08) 8983 6666 for room reservations.  Quote ‘Babble and Munch Speech Pathology’ to be allocated a discounted room rate.

Open to allied health, medical, nursing & complementary health professionals.

Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop (New date TBC)

  • Developmental foundations of feeding and oral development
  • Assessment of oral structure, function and feeding skills
  • Feeding case histories
  • How to complete an in-depth oral motor examination
  • Impact of tongue tie on feeding and oral development
  • Assessment and management of tongue tie based on current evidence
  • Treatment of breastfeeding and bottle feeding difficulties
  • Treatment of early solids difficulties, including oral motor skills for feeding
  • Focus on 0-12 months, skills also applicable for working with older children as the foundation for all feeding skills.



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