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Supporting Your Baby: Empathy, Readiness and Connection with Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd

In this episode we're talking about:

  • Why some babies get worried at mealtimes and what that looks like
  • How you can support your baby's internal motivation to feed themself
  • What “excessive cheerleading” looks like at mealtimes and why it can be harmful

LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE

How do we support our baby’s internal motivation to feed themself? In this interview Marsha Dunn Klein shares some very practical tips for connecting with your baby at mealtimes, especially when your baby is hesitant or appears worried when trying new foods.

SUMMARY OF EPISODE

In this episode we’re talking about:

  • Why some babies get worried at mealtimes and what that looks like

  • How you can support your baby’s internal motivation to feed themself

  • What “excessive cheerleading” looks like at mealtimes and why it can be harmful

ABOUT THE GUEST

  • Marsha Dunn Klein is an OT, feeding therapist and thought leader in the infant feeding space

  • Marsha teaches parents and healthcare professionals about infant feeding through her Get Permission Institute

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