Tag Archives: Feeding Issues

Worth Repeating: All I Want for Christmas is My G-Tube Out

[Source: ASHAsphere] by Melanie Potock, CCC-SLP   A Parent’s Expectations and an SLP’s Goals As a pediatric SLP who focuses on feeding, I guide families through the process of transitioning from g-tube feedings to 100% oral feeds and ultimately, removal … Continue reading

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Feeding Therapy Corner: Wait…For…It.. – The Power of Waiting

By: Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP As a speech language pathologist who specializes in feeding, one of the most important strategies that I teach to parents and caregivers is the power of waiting. Children need time to organize their thoughts and … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Busting the Feeding Myths w/ Melanie Potock

Editor’s Note:   Melanie is a good friend of mine.   She sent me this link to share with our readers.  This is an excellent interview to share with the parents and guardians of your kiddos with feeding issues. [Source: … Continue reading

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Could Cartoon Characters Get Kids to Eat More Fruits and Veggies?

[Source:  Medical News Today] Cartoon characters are often used to market so-called junk food to children. However, new research from Italy suggests that the same technique might be used to nudge preschoolers into eating more fresh fruit and vegetables too. … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: The Posterior Tongue Tie and Feeding Challenges

[Source:  ASHAsphere] by Melanie Potock In a March 2015 post titled Just Flip the Lip, we explored how the band of tissue or “frenum” that attaches the upper lip to gum tissue can affect feeding development if the frenum is too … Continue reading

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