Category Archives: Feeding

Magic in Numbers

We are all familiar with the face children (and some adults) make when trying new foods. One can get lost in the hours of Youtube footage on “baby’s first tastes,” and each video portrays a look of confusion or even disgust. However, despite these initial reactions, most of those babies then go on to happily anticipate these new foods. This should be a lesson to all of us. During feeding therapy, parents frequently state that their child does not like x or y food. When asked how many times they have tried to give that food to their child, the … Continue reading

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Feeding Difficulties in a Food Lover’s Paradise

San Francisco is a foodie haven. Even children of San Francisco love food and eating all the exciting dishes this city has to offer. Of course not all children are adventurous eaters and some children are just downright “picky” eaters. But, more than picky, our city (and beyond) has many children who are “problem” eaters. One of our favorite approaches to working with children is the The SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach. More information about our feeding and oral motor services can be found here. We love this approach because it focuses on increasing a child’s comfort level by exploring and … Continue reading

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