Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop

Sydney, NSW - Monday 23rd September, 2019

Sydney Workshop 2019


WHEN: Monday 23rd September, 2019

COST: $345 inc. GST

VENUE: Rydges Sydney Central, 28 Albion St, Surry Hills NSW

ENQUIRIES: Babble & Munch Speech Pathology,

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.

ACCOMMODATION: Accommodation will be offered to Babble & Munch workshop attendees at a discounted rate.  To book, please contact the hotel Reservations team directly on or 02 9289 0012 and quote ‘Babble & Munch’.

TIMES: Registration from 8.30am, start time 9am, finish time 4.45pm.

AGENDA: Sydney Feeding Workshop Agenda (click to download PDF)

PARKING & TRANSPORT: Parking at Rydges Sydney Central is $44.00 a full day.   Car park entry is adjacent to the hotel entrance.  Take a ticket on arrival and pay at Reception before departure. Rydges Sydney Central is located within a short 4 minute walk from Central Station (Elizabeth St Entrance/Exit) as well as the Central Bus Stands located on Eddy Avenue.


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.



Carly Veness, Speech Pathologist

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