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Newcastle Cluster – Supporting Caregivers on Commonly asked Feeding Questions Including Tongue Ties and Fussy Eating – Valerie Gent

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

HPMI runs small in-practice meetings that all health professionals are welcome to attend for free. 
Our speakers kindly volunteer their time and expertise
RACGP & ACRRM Approved Educational Activity = 1 Hour
HPMI can provide a certificate of attendance for other certifying bodies upon request.

Valerie Gent

Let’s Eat Feeding Therapy is a Newcastle-based private practice specialising in paediatric feeding intervention service for babies and children from birth to adolescence. Founder and speech pathologist Valerie Gent understands that feeding difficulties in babies and children can be stressful for parents as well as their child. The goal of Let’s Eat is to empower the family to be able to understand and respond to the feeding difficulties their child may present with. Feeding is a complex interaction between behaviour, medical, environment, sensory and developmental skills. We strongly believe in working together with families, doctors, and other therapists to ensure a multi-disclipinary focus with assessment and therapy for children with feeding difficulties. All of the Speech Pathologists on the team are specialised in assessing and treating babies and children with a range of feeding and swallowing difficulties including difficulties with breast or bottle feeding, transitioning through solids, gagging on lumpy foods or finger foods, general refusal of specific food types, fussy eating, or behavioural challenged related to eating meals, and more.

Sharnie Stewart-Hendra - 0448 679 839


November 2
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Angela Place


Newcastle Family Practice
205 Hunter Street
Newcastle, NSW
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(Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute)
University of Newcastle

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