Children with feeding and swallowing difficulties are at risk for malnutrition, dehydration, and respiratory problems. Addressing feeding problems is important for preventing and eliminating nutritional concerns, growth concerns including failure to thrive, unsafe swallowing which may lead to aspiration pneumonia and future poor eating habits/attitudes. At Cierra Therapy, our Speech Therapists have specialized training in the evaluation and treatment of feeding and swallowing disorders in infants and children. We design feeding therapy individualized to meet the specific needs of each child.
Breast and Bottle-feeding help
Therapy may include one or more of the following: