Feeding Program

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Feeding Program

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Pediatric Feeding program uses a family-centered and culturally-sensitive approach to assess and treat patients with feeding problems. Children with medical diagnoses, poor weight gain and feeding tube dependence are given priority. A gastroenterologist is available to address specific medical concerns or medications.

Services

Treatments may include:

  • oral sensory-motor exercises
  • nutritional changes
  • addressing mealtime behaviours and parental reactions
  • environmental modifications
  • psycho-education
  • behavioural intervention
  • brief psychotherapy for parents

Team

Psychologists

Catherine Zygmuntowicz
PhD

Occupational therapist

Nathalie Carr
B.Sc. (OT), M.Rehab.Sc. 

Nutritionist

Abigail Brodowitch
P.Dt.

Consultant gastroenterologist

Dr. Ana Sant’Anna
MD, M.Sc., FRCP

Nancy Clark
Intake Secretary 

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