A Review of Feeding Interventions for Infants with Cleft Palates

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Stephanie Moore , California University of Pennsylvania
One in 1,500 infants is born with cleft palate.  Feeding is an immediate concern because cleft palate may contribute to a delay in growth. Numerous feeding interventions combat this, some more effective than others. Multiple feeding interventions will be reviewed in terms of weight gain to determine the most effective.