Poster Session  |   July 2015
The Effects of a Slow and Controlled Feeding Protocol for the Introduction of Oral Feeding for Infants
Author Affiliations
  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2015
The Effects of a Slow and Controlled Feeding Protocol for the Introduction of Oral Feeding for Infants
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515162p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4094
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515162p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4094
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

Pacifier trainer as part of a therapeutic protocol to improve feeding outcomes in infants after cardiac surgery may be linked with decreased hospital length of stay and improved feeding outcomes. This approach mimics the natural progression that feeding infants have in the first few days of life.