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Feeding Development and Difficulties

Contributors to Feeding Difficulties

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    Autism Cermak, S.A., C. Curtin, and L.G. Bandini, Food selectivity and sensory sensitivity in children with autism spectrum disorders. J Am Diet Assoc, 2010. 110(2): p. 238-46.
    Cerebral Palsy Arvedson, J.C., Feeding children with cerebral palsy and swallowing difficulties. Eur J Clin Nutr, 2013. 67(S2): p. S9-S12.
    CHARGE syndrome Dobbelsteyn, C., et al., Feeding difficulties in children with CHARGE syndrome: prevalence, risk factors, and prognosis. Dysphagia, 2008. 23(2): p. 127-135.
    Cleft palate The Royal Children’s Hospital. Kids Health Info: Cleft lip and palate infant feeding
    Constipation The Royal Children’s Hospital. Clinical Practice Guideline: Constipation Guideline
    Gastro-oesophageal Reflux

    The Royal Children’s Hospital. Clinical Practice Guideline: Gastrooesophageal Reflux in infants.

    Raising Children Network.  Gastro-oesophageal reflux

    Further reading:

    • Orenstein, S.R. and J.D. McGowan, Efficacy of Conservative Therapy as Taught in the Primary Care Setting for Symptoms Suggesting Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux. The Journal of Pediatrics, 2008. 152 (3): p. 310-314.e1.
    • van der Pol, R.J., et al., Efficacy of Proton-Pump Inhibitors in Children With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics, 2011. 127(5): p. 925-935
    • Hassall, E., Over-prescription of acid-suppressing medications in infants: how it came about, why it's wrong, and what to do about it. J Pediatr, 2012. 160(2): p. 193-8.
    • Orenstein, S.R. and E. Hassall,Infants and Proton Pump Inhibitors: Tribulations, No Trials. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2007. 45(4): p. 395-398 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31812e011d.
    Inherited metabolic disorders Evans, S., et al., Feeding difficulties in children with inherited metabolic disorders: a pilot study. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 2012. 25(3): p. 209-216.
    Oesophageal Atresia and or Tracheo-oesophageal fistula Kids Health. The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.  Fact Sheet: Oesophageal Atresia and or Tracheo-oesophageal fistula
    Pierre Robin Sequence The Royal Children’s Hospital. Kids Health Info: Pierre Robin Sequence PRS. 
    Prematurity Pamela Dodrill Feeding Difficulties in Preterm Infants ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition 2011 3: 324
    Renal disorders
    Sharon Samaan, Donna Secker. Oral Feeding Challenges in Infants With Chronic Kidney Disease: Assessment and Intervention ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 1941406414524273, first published on February 27, 2014
    Unsettled or crying babies /Colic

    The Royal Children’s Hospital. Clinical Practice Guideline: Unsettled or crying babies/colic

    The Period of PURPLE Crying

    Raising Children Network.  Colic: What is it?

    Raising Children Network.  Colic: What to do