Oral-motor function and feeding intervention.

@article{Garber2013OralmotorFA,
  title={Oral-motor function and feeding intervention.},
  author={June Garber},
  journal={Physical & occupational therapy in pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          111-38
        }
}
This article presents the elements of the Oral Motor Intervention section of the Infant Care Path for Physical Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The types of physical therapy interventions presented in this path are evidence based as well as infant driven and family focused. In the context of anticipated maturation of suck-swallow-breathe coordination, the timing and methods for initiation of oral feedings and transition from gavage to full breast or bottle-feedings are… CONTINUE READING

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