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Recognition of feeding difficulties as a problem for children and families has increased significantly over recent years. While previously readily acknowledged in children with failure to thrive or developmental disabilities this view has changed with increasing numbers of healthy children and children with a range of other health concerns being referred for management of feeding difficulties.
This website uses a developmental approach to feeding and provides health professionals from range of disciplines with a framework for understanding feeding development and for identifying:
The website can be considered in two sections:
Section One: Feeding Development
Section Two: Feeding Difficulties
Note: Throughout this resource the term ‘parents’ has been used. It is intended that this be inclusive of all carers involved in the feeding and provision of food to children.