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Feeding Therapy

Makaela feels passionate about making your families feeding journey fit with your values and needs. We make no judgement, we listen and provide support using Responsive Parenting principles. Would you like help breastfeeding you baby? Great! Is bottle feeding the best option for your family? Excellent! Would you like to have the flexibility of offering both?  No problem! 

Our service is completely mobile, which means that Makaela will come to you at your home or visit your child in their daycare/school. We will work with you to develop a flexible plan to best meet your child's needs.

How we can help you and your child

Makaela draws on over 14 years of experiences in assessing and managing swallowing difficulties to determine the cause of the feeding difficulties and then works with you to make a plan that fit with your family. Our interventions are tailor made for each individual child and draw from Gold Standard paediatric feeding interventions including:

- Supporting oral feeding in fragile infants (SOFFI)

- Responsive feeding and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

- Sequential-Oral-Sensory (SOS) including Tube Weaning

- Australasia Lactation Courses lactation specific training program


Feeding Therapy

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