Activities for Supporting Optimal Infant Oral Function

Time-frame: 60
CERP: yes

This presentation will give learners an excellent foundational knowledge of activities that can help support optimal newborn oral function based on assessment findings.  Lactation professionals have a duty to provide personalized care plan strategies as they relate to infant feeding and lactation. This lesson will cover exercises to support the jaw, cheeks, tongue, palate, lips, tongue. We will cover activities to support optimal oral function and sucking skills. Learners will also recognize oral function concerns that require referral and connection to other allied health professionals.

Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC, RLC

Country: United States
Phone number: 360-830-6455
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