Millie has daily physiotherapy and we also give her a massage every day, we also read to her and talk to her. What Is Sucking Reflex? Infants who require a high respiratory rate to maintain homeostasis may not be able to tolerate the suppression in respiration that occurs in the early part of feeding. However, now we don't need it. Required facilitation for increasing sucking strength and became an efficient breast feeder after a month.
Aspiration can be descending during feeding , but can also be ascending during gastroesophageal reflux. Table 5 indicates that the correlation between postural alignment during feeding and SSBR and the presence of colic was sustained in participants in the age category weeks. The male twin had a tongue tie which was clipped several weeks ago. Our GI docs have concern for grain allergy in infants, increased constipation, and other MD specialist often have their own concerns altering of caloric density and nutrients, electrolyte balance, free water etc. The results indicated that postural alignment and SSBR of participants with colic differed significantly from participants without the condition across age categories. Although there appears to be some evidence of subtle disturbances in SSBC associated with infantile colic, the causes of colic still need to be investigated.
I hope this provides some food for thought and is helpful. His main problem is the swallowing and his secretions. Fetal growth and infantile colic. But given what we know: Impact of personalized feeding program in NICU infants: The food chaining Heidi referenced might indeed be helpful and you can incorporate continued work on further improving oral-motor integrity as you go along.
Esophagitis as a cause of infant colic. We recommend you begin a new post. Not all food selectivity or refusal is related to sensory problems, and any physical problems interfering with safe, successful eating must first be ruled out. Doctors say her muscles are too weak for the swallowing action. Are there any world renowned clinics abroad we live in northern UK that Millie might benefit from?