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  • Published on:
    Specialist Feeding Clinics
    • Dr Moira Stewart, Consultant Paediatrician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Ms Vicky O'Sullivan, Ms Lorraine McErlean and Ms Sonya Jain

    The recent paper on Specialist Feeding clinics highlighted the lack of dedicated services for children with feeding difficulties, irrespective of comorbidities, and those which address other issues in addition to physical growth and well being (1).

    Over the past 40 years, Northern Ireland and Belfast in particular has attracted media attention for many unfortunate reasons. For health professionals, who have wo...

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    Conflict of Interest:
    None declared.
  • Published on:
    Feeding difficulties in infants: how much a iatrogenic condition?
    • Alessandro Ventura, University Hospital Pediatrician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Federico Marchetti, Zemira Cannioto, Egidio Barbi,Stefano Martelossi

    We read with interest the review by Puntis (1) regarding the feeding difficulties in childhood and the possible therapeutic approaches. As the Author underlines, food refusal in infants may be related to an unpleasant early oral experience, to an abnormal mother-child relationship due to psychological problems among the family, or due to some organic conditions especially when related to neurological diseases._ We would li...

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