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TINY AND MIGHTY

Pediatric Feeding Therapy

From feeding your newborn to starting solids and beyond - we are here to support your baby's feeding journey

ABOUT ME

Suzie Driscoll, MOT, OTR/L

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SERVICES

In-Home, Clinic, and Virtual

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Toddler with Wooden Toys
Feeding the Toddler

PHONE CONSULTATION

We offer a complimentary 15-minute phone consultation to discuss questions and concerns and determine if our services are a good fit for your child.

BABY PICNIC GROUPS

A 4-week class series to learn all about starting solids! You'll get the confidence and tools to navigate starting solids and make new friends in a similar stage of life. Why not have fun while learning?

Topics Include:

  • Assessing readiness for solids

  • Traditional vs. Baby Led Weaning

  • Open cup and straw drinking

  • Teaching utensil use

  • Recommended feeding gear

  • Making mealtime enjoyable

  • Oral motor skill development

(Recommended for 4-6 month olds)

1:1 CONSULTATION

Have questions about baby development and feeding milestones? Would you like guidance on starting solids or helping your toddler with picky eating? Wondering about what items are recommended by experts for your baby registry?

 

Our consultation appointments take into consideration that every child and family is unique, and our recommendations are tailored to your individual needs. We are here to support you and your family to thrive.

A great option as a prenatal consultation before your little one arrives!

(This is not direct therapy)

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Eating Breakfast
Mother Breastfeeding Baby

FEEDING EVALUATION

We will complete a thorough medical, developmental, and feeding history review, an oral sensory-motor assessment and feeding/mealtime observation. Together, we will work collaboratively to develop goals and an individualized feeding program for your child and family.

FEEDING THERAPY

Therapy sessions are designed to target feeding goals and be fun for you and your child. We incorporate your child's strengths and interests to foster a positive and warm relationship with eating. We integrate a spoonful of playful child engagement, a sprinkle of parent coaching and a whole lot of fun!

TETHERED ORAL TISSUES (TOTS) CARE

Do you have concerns about your baby's tongue, cheek, and/or lip ties? We will evaluate your baby's oral motor skills, fine and gross motor developmental milestones, sensory processing, tension, and more (because feeding is a whole-body activity!) to address breastfeeding and/or bottle-feeding challenges. Based on your baby's functional skills and needs, we take a team approach working with other providers that may include (but are not limited to) lactation consultants, pediatricians, dentists, doulas, craniosacral therapists, chiropractors, physical therapists, etc. to ensure your baby gets the best possible care.

If the oral ties are impacting feeding and development and having a frenectomy is recommended, we work collaboratively with highly skilled and compassionate release providers to provide individualized pre and post-frenectomy oral motor therapy and bodywork to maximize the best outcome and function.

LET'S CONNECT

We are based in the greater Seattle area offering in-home, clinic,

and virtual services. Virtual consultation is available worldwide.

(206) 580-3135

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