Infant Feeding Specialist Clinic
There is a referral care pathway to the Specialist Infant Feeding Service
Any potential feeding problems that are identified by your Health Professional can be referred using the pathway - for example
- Breast surgery that may affect feeding or if your baby has been diagnosed with a cleft palate or Down syndrome.
- Unresolved cracked nipples,
- Painful breast feeding not resolved by optimal positioning and attachment techniques.
- Baby with any oral abnormality which is affecting breast feeding e.g Tongue tie - please see the attached leaflet