National Breast Feeding Month! Here are the 9 Most Popular Feeding Episodes from First Bite Podcast

August 1, 2019

This August is officially the 9th National Breastfeeding Month as declared by the National Breastfeeding Committee! In order to celebrate and join the fight to ensure women have the support they need to breastfeed, we decided what better time than to rank the top 9 most popular feeding episodes of the First Bite Podcast!

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The First Bite Podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC and sets out to provide specific feeding resources for pediatric SLPs, in addition to a wide range of other topics valuable to all SLPs. For each episode of First Bite there is an accompanying podcourse offered through SpeechTherapyPD.com that are each worth .1 ASHA CEU.

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#9 - Episode 6: You want to breastfeed, but wait, I'm the SLP? Part 2 - Abbey Bishop, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC

This course is the second in a two part series with Abby Bishop. In this course, we take a closer look at what is covered in a lactation evaluation and when/where referrals are warranted. 

 

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#8 - Episode 2: You Want to Breastfeed, But Wait, I'm the SLP?!? Part 1 - Abby Bishop, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC

Join Michelle as she interviews Abby Bishop, MA CCC-SLP CLC, for an episode where we traipse through the tangled intersection of Speech Therapy and Lactation Counseling. Sit back in awe as she clarifies the confusion and encourages peers to join her cause of “SLPs can become CLC’s too!”

 

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#7 - Episode 16: Banishing Basic "Feeding" Myths in the World of Pediatrics - Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP

In this lively episode, Michelle is joined by the lovely Miss Erin Forward, MS CF-SLP, formally of Rochester, NY, to bust some of our pre-conceived myths regarding treatment of “feeding” disorders in the pediatric world.  Defining the etiology of the dysphagia, the confusion of utilization of EBP strategies with adults and how EBP can often become misplaced when treating pediatrics is discussed, as well as some of our favorite resources to develop our EBP for pediatrics is discussed.  It’s an intense session, but one that has been worth the wait! 

 

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#6 - Episode 28: "Feeding Matters" and How It Matters to You Too! - Patti Minicucci, MS CCC-SLP

In this episode Michelle is joined by the effervescent co-director Patti Minicucci, MS CCC-SLP, of Tots to Teens Therapy Services, of Northern Virginia.  Patti, a former guest speaker at the University of Mary Washington, who has also held trainings for pediatricians and other professionals, has been an Early Interventionist SLP for over 20 years!  She brings with her to this episode, personal experience and passion, as she describes the Non-Profit Organization “Feeding Matters” and how this Parent Founded, yes you read that right Parent Founded, group is breaking ground across our country to make EI Pediatric Dysphagia/Feeding Therapy fearless and obtainable for all! 

 

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#5 - Episode 29: Don't Just Feed the Babies But Feed Their Microbiome Too! - Dr. John Bagnulo

In this episode Michelle is joined once again by Miss Erin Forward, MSP CF-SLP, where they tackle some common, some not so common, and a few rare genetic syndromes…and how they can result in an oropharygneal dysphagia or feeding aversion. If you have questions regarding some basic terminology on how genetic conditions are inherited or caused…and how they correspond to a child needing services for functional feeding…well then this is the episode for you!

 

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#4 - Episode 46: Dr. Kay Toomey Tackling Pediatric Feeding Disorders Round 2! - Dr. Kay Toomey

In this episode Michelle is joined by none other than THE Dr. Kay Toomey, President of Toomey & Associates, Inc., Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR Institute, and developer of the SOS Approach to Feeding.  In this episode, Dr. Toomey sheds light on best practice regarding the term ARFIDS, gives functional advice on what terminology should be used instead, discusses the prevalence of food allergies amongst our “picky eaters”, as well as giving functional advice for those that want to make a jump from a different setting into treating pediatric feeding disorders.  It’s a whirlwind of an hour, but an hour with Dr. Toomey that is absolutely mind expanding!

 

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#3 - Episode 39: Common to Uncommon Genetic Conditions and their Accompanying Functional Feeding Disorders - Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP

In this episode Michelle is joined once again by Miss Erin Forward, MSP CF-SLP, where they tackle some common, some not so common, and a few rare genetic syndromes…and how they can result in an oropharygneal dysphagia or feeding aversion. If you have questions regarding some basic terminology on how genetic conditions are inherited or caused…and how they correspond to a child needing services for functional feeding…well then this is the episode for you!

 

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#2 - Episode 30: Never Fear‚ Dr. Kay Toomey and SOS Feeding are Here! - Dr. Kay A. Toomey

In this episode Michelle is joined by none other than THE Dr. Kay Toomey, President of Toomey & Associates, Inc., Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR Institute, and developer of the SOS Approach to Feeding.  In case you haven’t heard of it, the SOS Approach to Feeding, is a bottom-up, tip-toe in the water of feeding, functional centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems, based out of CO.  Worried about jumping two feet first into the water of feeding or dysphagia therapy, or tossing your patient into the deep in?  Then sit back and relax and let Dr. Toomey resolve your fears and offer hope for functional treatment!

 

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#1 - Episode 40: Functional Feeding From Birth - Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI

In this episode Michelle sits down with Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI and they discuss the typical development for a healthy growing mouth, as well as a compare contrasting factors in an evaluation between bottle and breast-feeding. They round out this dynamic hour with a crash course on which team member to consult with if systems are starting to go awry.

Who is Diane Bahr? Some might say she wrote the book on book on feeding therapy, and in many ways she did! Author of the textbook Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment: Ages and Stages and two parent-professional books Feed Your Baby and Toddler Right: Early Eating and Drinking Skills Encourage the Best Development and Nobody Ever Told Me (or My Mother) That! Everything from Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development. Diane is a world-renown author, international speaker, university instructor, and business owner. She also offers an incredibly popular 15 hour course titled Treatments for Feeding, Speech & Mouth Functions in Pediatrics - This course is free for professional members of SpeechTherapyPD.com - Become a Member

 

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That does it for our list! Let us know what you think in the comments. 

 

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