Utilization of Speech and Language Pathologists (SLP) Services and Feeding Therapy Interventions in Late Preterm Infants (LPI)

Background: Feeding difficulties is one of the most common problems in LPIs due to low motor tone, and immature suck/swallow coordination, and is compounded by underlying respiratory illness (RI). There is wide variability in feeding ability with many having problems initiating and maintaining PO feeding. IV fluid requirement is more common.Aims: To… (More)