Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop

Gold Coast, QLD - Friday 5th April, 2019
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Gold Coast Workshop 2019


WHEN: Friday 5th April 2019


COST: $330 inc. GST
VENUE: Mantra on View, 22 View Ave, Surfers Paradise, QLD
ENQUIRIES: Babble & Munch Speech Pathology,
DISCOUNTS: Students and team discounts 10% off (contact for discounts)
INCLUDES: Catering, workshop manual, handouts and assessment resources
ACCOMMODATION: Delegate rate of $135 single room per night, $150 twin/double room per night – Contact Mantra on View
PARKING & TRANSPORT: $8 day-rate on-site parking. Walking distance to Cyprus Avenue Station for G:Link
Open to allied health, medical, nursing & complementary health professionals.

Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop

  • 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.


Workshop Objectives

  • To understand the typical stages of infant oral and feeding development (0-12 months) that underpin feeding in all ages.
  • To learn how to conduct a thorough case history, oral motor assessment and feeding evaluation to inform treatment plans.
  • To understand the potential impact of tongue tie on feeding and to be aware of the current evidence on assessment and treatment of tongue tie.
  • To identify treatment principles and techniques for breastfeeding, bottle feeding and early solids difficulties, including related oral motor skills.


Presenter: Carly Veness, Speech Pathologist

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