Feeding Difficulties December 2, 2016
Feeding requires the complex interplay between a child’s sensory, motor and physiological systems that is governed by the brain, respiratory system, cardiac and gastro-intestinal system. A disorder influencing any one of these systems can result in a child experiencing a feeding disorder. Furthermore, because eating is embedded in our social lives, cultural practices and relationships there is a strong emotional component to feeding and eating too. Adequate nutritional intake is paramount to adequate growth, development and...
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