Feeding Babies from Birth-12 Months

Presented by Allison Stamm, MA, CCC-SLP

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Course Description

A lot changes in the first year of life, particularly when it comes to feeding and swallowing! This course will dive into the progression of the different phases of feeding and swallowing from birth to 12 months. The course will also discuss in utero swallowing, including basic anatomy and physiology. The course will cover the […]
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Meet Your Presenter

Allison Stamm graduated in 2001 from New York University with a Master's Degree in Speech Pathology. She began working with babies in a level 1 NICU in Queens, NY. When she moved to Boulder, Colorado in 2007, she went back for further training at Metro State in lactation counseling while working in outpatient pediatrics with 0-2 population for feeding and swallowing disorders. She currently works in an acute care hospital and sees babies in their level 2 NICU. She is also a private consultant for feeding evaluations and treatment in the home, with a specific focus on birth-12 months.


  • This course qualifies for 10 CMH (certified maintenance hours).

Course Details

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Chronologically order the phases of feeding and swallowing in the first year of life.
  2. Explain in utero swallowing, including basic anatomy and physiology.
  3. List the reflexes as they pertain to feeding.
  4. Describe feeding techniques for both breast and bottle feeders.
  5. Summarize the progression of solid foods and cup drinking.

Time-ordered Agenda

  • 0:00 - Course starts
  • 0:55 - Q/A
  • 1:00 - Course ends + quiz

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 who address pediatric feeding disorders.

Live Course Information

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

Recorded Course Information

This course was part of the Therapy Insights Continuing Education Task Force application to become an accredited ASHA CE Provider, wherein we demonstrated our commitment to meeting the high standards of the ASHA Continuing Education Board.

Instructor Financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
  • Presenter holds intellectual property rights with Bolder Beginnings, LLC.

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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