Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop

Perth, WA - November 19, 2018
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Perth Workshop 2018

WHEN: Monday 19 November 2018

COST: $330

VENUE: Perth, WA (CBD/central venue to be confirmed)


Babble & Munch Speech Pathology or 1300 755 490

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 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


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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