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Overview

The Feeding Clinic at Children’s Minnesota provides support, education and comprehensive evaluation for a wide variety of feeding concerns that include behavioral, physical, developmental and more. Patients are seen by a multi-disciplinary team including a nurse practitioner, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, dietitian, and child psychologist (if appropriate).

Conditions treated

  • Transition from tube feedings to oral feedings
  • Difficulty progressing to textured foods requiring a team evaluation (due to medical complexity and/or nutritional concerns)
  • Difficulty sucking, swallowing or chewing requiring a team evaluation (due to medical complexity and/or nutritional concerns)
  • Oral aversion and sensory concerns impacting feeding requiring a team evaluation (due to medical complexity and/or nutritional concerns)
  • Feeding difficulties resulting in nutritional deficiencies
  • Behaviors and/or anxiety around feeding and food choices

Refer a patient

  • Patient Name
  • DOB
  • Referring provider
  • Primary care provider
  • Insurance information
  • Diagnosis and isolation requirements
  • Special needs requirements

To contact a specialist, please call our admissions line: 866-755-2121