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condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful

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Five new experts, including paediatric radiologists and paediatric nutritionists, agreed that child B's fractures were likely to have been the result of scurvy due to his feeding difficulties.
The purpose of this paper is to elucidate the contributing factors to oral-motor skill development and practice, review the existing literature for empirical evidence regarding these interventions, and elaborate on possible intervention strategies that could be used to treat these feeding difficulties.
A 10-month-old female presented to the hospital with a 4-month history of feeding difficulties and weight loss.
They can also have heart and lung problems, epilepsy, and feeding difficulties.
The manual is particularly impressive as the author relates not only to the specific feeding difficulties that children with Down syndrome may encounter such as delayed oro-motor development, seating difficulties, extra time needed for feeding but she also relates to normal feeding issues such as bottle versus breast feeding, the importance of the feeding relationship, teaching children to make food choices, trusting a child's choices.
Although eating is considered an automatic physiologic process, many children experience feeding difficulties.
This design also creates hot spots in the casting during cooling and solidification, creating feeding difficulties and potential shrinkage-related defects.
Following delivery, the infant appeared well initially, but had feeding difficulties.
In infancy and early childhood, these children may exhibit alterations in behaviors important in the context of the maternal-infant dyad, such as disrupted sleep patterns, feeding difficulties, and increased irritability.
Characteristics of Canavan disease include brain damage, mental retardation, feeding difficulties, blindness, and an enlarged head.
Feeding difficulties in infants present a common problem for all healthcare professionals.
Research suggests that up to 90 percent (Kodak and Piazza, 2008) of children with autism have some feeding difficulties.
Dr Rasiah said: "Education and prevention are the only way to reduce the number of babies presenting to hospital with breathing and feeding difficulties.
A 5-month-old girl was brought to us by her parents, who reported that she exhibited some signs of nasal blockage, including runny nose, noisy breathing, and some feeding difficulties without any measurable growth impairment.