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RED FLAGS

Does your child meet some of these criteria? 

If so- contact us for assistance

 

ONGOING POOR WEIGHT GAIN OR WEIGHT LOSS

ONGOING CHOKING, GAGGING OR COUGHING DURING MEALS

ONGOING PROBLEMS WITH VOMITING

MORE THAN ONE INCIDENCE OF NASAL REFLUX

HISTORY OF A TRAUMATIC CHOKING INCIDENT

HISTORY OF EATING AND BREATHING COORDINATION PROBLEMS, WITH ONGOING RESPIRATORY ISSUES

PARENTS REPORTING CHILD AS BEING “PICKY” AT 2 OR MORE WELL CHILD CHECKS

INABILITY TO TRANSITION TO BABY FOOD PUREES BY 10 MONTHS OF AGE

INABILITY TO ACCEPT ANY TABLE FOOD SOLIDS BY 12 MONTHS OF AGE

INABILITY TO TRANSITION FROM BREAST/BOTTLE TO A CUP BY 16 MONTHS OF AGE

HAS NOT WEANED OFF BABY FOODS BY 16 MONTHS OF AGE

AVERSION OR AVOIDANCE OF ALL FOODS IN SPECIFIC TEXTURE OR NUTRITION GROUP

FOOD RANGE OF LESS THAN 20 FOODS, ESPECIALLY IF FOODS ARE BEING DROPPED OVER TIME WITH NO NEW FOODS REPLACING THOSE LOST

AN INFANT WHO CRIES AND/OR ARCHES AT MOST MEALS

FAMILY IS FIGHTING ABOUT FOOD AND FEEDING (IE. MEALS ARE BATTLES)

PARENT REPEATEDLY REPORTS THAT THE CHILD IS DIFFICULT FOR EVERYONE TO FEED

PARENTAL HISTORY OF AN EATING DISORDER, WITH A CHILD NOT MEETING WEIGHT GOALS (PARENT IS NOT CAUSING THE PROBLEM, BUT MAY BE MORE STRESSED AND IN NEED OF EXTRA SUPPORT)