Multidisciplinary Feeding Workshops Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC - October 25 & 26, 2018

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Melbourne Workshop 2018

WHEN: Thu 25th & Fri 26th October 2018

COST: $330 – 1 day, $600 – 2 days, incl. GST

VENUE: Rydges Melbourne, 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC


TIME: 8.30am – registration and tea/coffee; 9am – workshop starts; 5pm – workshop closes. Please arrive early to allow time for parking/finding the venue and the busy registration desk.


AGENDA: available here (PDF)


PARKING & TRANSPORT: Close to public transport – a bus stop on Exhibition Street, Parliament Station one block away (Spring Street), and tram stop on Bourke Street (50m away). Parking available at the Secure Park directly below the hotel for $25/day (discounted rate – take a ticket from the boom gate on entry and present to hotel reception for the discounted rate).


ACCOMMODATION: 15% discount off best available rate available through Rydges Melbourne. Attendees who wish to book accommodation at Rydges need to call reservations (03 9662 0511) with the code BAB251018 or the name of the workshop to receive the discount.

ENQUIRIES: Babble & Munch Speech Pathology

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

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Day 1

Infant Feeding Foundations (Thu Oct 25th)

Assessment & Management, including Tongue Tie & Oral Function


  • Developmental foundations of feeding and oral development
  • Assessment of oral structure, function and feeding skills
  • Feeding case histories and how to complete an 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, bottle feeding and early solids difficulties, including oral motor skills for feeding
  • Focus on 0-12 months, skills also applicable for older children



Day 2

Gastrointestinal Issues & Feeding Difficulties (Fri Oct 26th)

Multidisciplinary Management


  • Feeding difficulties in the medical context
  • Understanding gastrointestinal issues which impact on feeding
  • Growth and nutrition in the child with gastrointestinal issues
  • Feed aversions and refusal – assessment & management
  • Self-regulation and engagement/disengagement cues
  • Tube feeding and feeding therapy



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