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Together we will determine individualized goals and a plan of action according to you or your child’s needs. Our speech-language pathologists will work closely with you, the parents, and additional caregivers throughout therapy, ensuring everyone is working together towards the primary goal.

During breastfeeding, the baby's tongue performs a rhythmic motion that stimulates the development of the palate and jawbone. The constant movement of the tongue also helps to strengthen the muscles of the face and neck, promoting the proper alignment of the teeth and jaws.

On the other hand, bottle-feeding with a nipple or pacifier can negatively impact oral development, as the movements required for sucking are different than those used during breastfeeding. This can lead to malocclusion, which is the misalignment of the teeth and jaws, and other issues related to facial growth.


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  • ensuring comfortable positioning

  • boosting low milk supply

  • addressing latching difficulties

  • overcoming resistance to breastfeeding

  • promoting healthy weight gain

  • managing painful or engorged breasts

  • accommodating a busy or inconsistent breastfeeding schedule.

Breastfeeding not only provides your baby with essential nutrients and antibodies, but it also plays a vital role in the development of their facial structures. Breastfeeding involves a unique combination of tongue and jaw movements that promote proper development of the oral cavity, facial muscles, and bones.

Breastfeeding should be a comfortable and enjoyable experience for both you and your baby.

Our lactation services aim to enhance your nursing experience, providing guidance and support to help make it a more fulfilling and convenient experience for you and your baby.

Our lactation services address a wide range of concerns, including but not limited to:

By providing lactation support, we can ensure that your baby is receiving the proper stimulation and movement during breastfeeding to promote optimal facial development. Our lactation specialists are trained to recognize any issues that may arise and can provide guidance on proper latch techniques and other strategies to support your baby's oral and facial development.

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