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Webinar: Feeding – Strategies to assist sick and preterm infants in the transition to solid foods and cup drinking

Feeding – Strategies to assist sick and preterm infants in the transition to solid foods and cup drinking: Webinar – Tues 8/12/2015

Life’s Little Treasures Foundation
Webinar Invitation: “Guiding Parents” Series

“Feeding – Strategies to assist sick and preterm infants in the transition to solid foods and cup drinking”

Webinar: Tuesday 8th December 2015

Presenter: Katherine Ong

Date: Tuesday 8th December 2015
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am AEST
Timezones: ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS,VIC 10:30am | NT, SA 10:00am | WA 8:30am
Presenter: Katherine Ong
Location: Online via computer or any mobile device

About this webinar

This webinar will discuss strategies which can be implemented to assist a preterm or sick baby transition to solid foods. It will also cover areas such as:

  • Feeding milestones in the first 12 months.
  • Pre-requisites for successful oral feeding.
  • Spoon feeding vs baby-led weaning.
  • The “Division of Responsibility”
  • What is “fussy feeding”?
  • Developing biting and chewing skills.

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The Life’s Little Treasures Foundation (LLTF) & Murdoch Children’s Research Institute have partnered to bring you an Australian first webinar series designed to provide parents of premature and sick babies access to the latest information and resources for their child’s development.

About our presenter:

Katherine Ong is a speech pathologist with over 25 years’ experience working in hospitals, community health and early intervention.

She has specialised in paediatric feeding, swallowing and communication disorders due to complex medical and neurodevelopmental problems.

Katherine has worked with infants and young children with a wide range of medical conditions such as prematurity, cardiac disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux, allergy, tracheostomy, vocal fold palsy and failure to thrive.

She has a particular interest in infant mental health, and understanding feeding and feeding refusal from the infant’s perspective.  She currently works at the Royal Children’s Hospital, the Royal Women’s Hospital and in private practice with Melbourne Paediatric Specialists.

REGISTRATION:
http://www.lifeslittletreasures.org.au/2015/11/lifes-little-treasures-and-mcri-webinars/

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