Feeding and Swallowing
Our team has received training and taken certified workshops to service children and adults who are problem eaters, demonstrate sensory-motor oral deficits, and have oral sensory aversions. We also have a Certified Lactation Counselor who works with infants who have feeding-related difficulties.
Bottling / Breastfeeding Difficulties
(Including premature and fragile infants)
Is your infant having feeding difficulties? Signs include but are not limited to:
Coughing, gagging, and/or choking during feedings
Difficulty with transitioning between breast and bottle feeding
Painful latch while breastfeeding for mom
Sleeping or decreased alertness during feedings
Spillage of formula/milk from mouth during feedings
Tongue tie, lip tie, or buccal (cheek) ties
Crying and pulling away from breast or bottle during feeding
Poor weight gain/Failure to Thrive
Certified & Trained Specialists
Kelly is a CLC® (Certified Lactation Counselor) and is trained in the SOFFI Treatment Method® (Supporting Oral Feeding in Fragile Infants), an evidence-based method for feeding premature and fragile infants. We offer evaluations and provide program plans specifically designed for your child to increase feeding safety and acceptance of the breast or bottle.
We work closely with medical doctors, dentists, lactation consultants, and chiropractors to provide the best multidisciplinary approach needed for your child!