Breastfeeding Therapy
&

Tethered Oral Tissues

Infant Feeding

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Motor control
Sensory modulation
Adaptive coping
Sensorimotor development
Social-emotional development
Daily living skills
Mother-infant bonding
Feeding (breastfeeding and introduction to solids)
Infant massage
body work

Become confident and competent in the co-occupation of feeding!

As an Occupational Therapist, Body Work Specialist, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist, Tethered Oral Tissue Specialist, Orofacial Myofunctional Therpist, and Oral Motor Therapist our Lead Occupational Therapist is competent and skilled to help address complex feeding issues and concerns.

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It may be beneficial to connect with us if:

You are curious about infant development

You are struggling to breastfeed

You have been concerned about a potential tongue tie impacting function

 

Your baby has been diagnosed with a tongue tie and would like to investigate your options

 

You heard about the importance of pre -therapy and post therapy for a tongue tie release

 

Your baby has had a Frenotomy and requires after care and therapy

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  • Certified Breastfeeding Specialist  CBS® : Completed the 95+ hour Lactation Consulting training Program (LCTP) through LER; currently pursing pathway 1 Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

  • Beckman Oral Motor® Certified

  • TOTS Training® through Chrysalis Orofacial

  • Pre and Post Frenectomy Oral Motor and Full Body Therapy (with Michelle Emanuel)

  • Frenectomy Wound Care

  • Pursing completion of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Certification (COMT: Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist through Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy {AOMT}

  • Tongue Ties, Breastfeeding, and the Lactation Savvy Therapist: Lactation OT

  • Occupational Therapy and the Breastfeeding Dyad: Lactation OT

  • Oral Motor Therapy for Infants: Lactation OT

  • Failure to Thrive, Suboptimal Weight Gain, and the Lactation Savvy Therapist: Lactation OT

  • Dysphagia & The Breastfed Infant: Lactation OT

  • Tube to breast: Navigating the Transition from Enteral Feeding to Breastfeeding: Lactation OT

  • Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of Congenital Muscular Torticollis: Looking Beyond the Neck for Better Results