Bottle Feeding in the Outpatient Setting

Presented by Mallory L. Millet, MS, SLP, IFS, CIMI-II

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Course Description

In the market today, there is an abundance of baby brands selling a multitude of bottle systems without regulations. There is limited information on why bottle systems are different and what indicates use of one over another. This course teaches clinicians to identify and describe differences in bottle nipple shapes and flow rates and identify […]
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Meet Your Presenter

Mallory Millet is a mom of 3 under the age of 4, all who experienced feeding difficulties in some capacity. As a speech-language pathologist by trade, she always enjoyed working with swallowing and swallowing disorders, but with the birth of her children, her passion in working with pediatric dysphagia grew exponentially. She has worked in an outpatient clinic setting for the past 6 years increasing her feeding and swallowing knowledge while also empowering caregivers along the way during their infant feeding journeys.


  • This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).

Course Details

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe differences in bottle nipple shapes and flow rates.
  2. Identify bottle appropriateness based on client specifics.

Time-ordered Agenda

  • 0:00 - Introduction/ Oral anatomy- review of the oral mechanism and typical infant suck- swallow- breath rhythms.
  • 0:10 - Bottle Nipple Types- breakdown the differences in bottle nipples including shape, size and texture.
  • 0:20 - Bottle Flow Rates- breakdown the differences in flow rates, discuss age ranges listed on packaging.
  • 0:30 - Oral dysphagia and Bottle Choice- how and why bottle choice affects oral motor functioning and development.
  • 0:45 - Case Studies – examples of when and why to change bottle nipple; how to decide from the beginning.
  • 0:55 - Q/A
  • 1:00 - End course

Instructional Level

Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.

Target Audience

Speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists working with the pediatric population on feeding goals.

Live Course Information

This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. High-speed internet connection is required.

Recorded Course Information

The course will be available for CEUs until November 16, 2025.

Instructor Financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.

Instructor Non-financial Disclosures

  • None.

Certificates of Completion

Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

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