Infant Feeding/Lactation Counseling

Sleepy Baby

ABOUT

As a feeding therapist, Certified Lactation Counselor, and orofacial myofunctional therapist, Erica has a unique set of skills to work with infants with oral motor difficulties that are impacting breastfeeding and bottle feeding.  

Erica specializes in working with babies with special needs, such as Down Syndrome. She also specializes in working with babies with suspected tongue tie and/or lip tie.

TREATMENT AREAS

  • Functional evaluation to determine presence of tongue/lip ties, and impact on feeding

  • Pre and post op therapy for a tongue/lip tie procedure

  • Breast and bottle feeding issues:

    • Difficulty latching

    • Painful latch

    • Difficulty transferring milk

    • Low weight gain

    • Bottle refusal

    • Help choosing the right bottle and introducing it