[EIP 2012] Latest Insights from Ultrasound Studies into the Mechanics of Infant Feeding

Recorded: EIP 2012 ● Language: English ● Duration: 60 minutes Topic: Pediatric Nutrition

     
 

Speaker: MIKE WOOLRIDGE, Dr., Senior Lecturer in Infant Feeding, School of Healthcare, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leeds, and formerly Director of UNICEF-UK’s “Baby-Friendly Initiative” at UNICEF, United Kingdom

 
     
  Learning objectives: (1) To provide a historical perspective and review our clinical understanding of infant feeding physiology (3) To demonstrate the applicability of 2D ultrasound imaging, combined with post-recording signal analysis, to examine the presence of peristaltic tongue movements during infant feeding in vivo (3) To provide confirmatory evidence of peristaltic suckling activity during both breastfeeding and bottle-feeding in babies aged between 1-26 weeks  
         





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