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Bethlehem Pediatrics
Bethlehem Pediatrics
Bethlehem Pediatric Therapy Services

Pediatric Feeding Therapy


Pediatric Feeding Therapy

Pediatric feeding therapy helps children who are struggling to eat. A feeding evaluation is multifaceted, for feeding issues are complex. The child’s oral motor, postural and respiratory, sensory processing and interests and intrinsic drive for eating are carefully evaluated, along with family routines, preferences, feeding history and medical concerns. Feeding therapy requires close consultation with medical professionals if weight gain is an issue, and children are often referred to a


Behavioral Feeding Approach

Behavior Analysts will be consulted when implementing a behavioral feeding approach.  

A comprehensive feeding program can be delivered in the home by behavioral technicians or in the

clinic or home setting with our Occupational Therapists. This program is in development to be

offered in June 2017.


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