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Parenting Matters

Addressing Infant Feeding Issues

Parenting Matters

Addressing Infant Feeding Issues

Michele
Clinical Nurse Consultant

Michele Meehan
Maternal & Child Health

Hours of Operation

Tuesday 10-2pm,
Wednesday 10-2pm
*(extended hours available by appointment)

Do you find mealtimes
or feeding your child
makes you anxious?

Are you struggling with introducing solids ?
Do you have to follow your toddler around or use distractions so that your child will eat?
Is your child ready to wean off the NG tube but you can’t find any help?
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**Face-To-Face and Phone Consults Both Now Available!**

Hi, Michele here. Hope you're well!
I am now conducting face-to-face consultations again at the Melbourne paediatric Specialists in Parkville and at Quality Care specialists in Maribyrnong.
- I will be working alternate Tuesday and Wednesdays
- Starting on Tuesday 24th November at Parkville and Maribyrnong on Wednesday 25th
- Phone or Facetime consultations are $65

Speak with you soon! I'm here for you and your family so feel free to reach out 🙏🙂

Welcome

Parenting Matters is a professional nursing health service offering prompt assistance to families struggling with problems of infant feeding, crying and separation, as well general parenting concerns, with a special interest in feeding difficulty. While these are common worries for many parents, having limited time in a consultation with some health professionals may mean that you feel they have been unable to discuss all your concerns. Parenting Matters believes that no parental worry is too small to ignore.

Meet Michele Meehan

Addressing Your Child's Infant Feeding Issues

Awards

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Mary Patton Nursing Award (2009)
Royal Children's Hospital

Services

Fussy Feeding

It can be hard to understand why your baby stops feeding…

Toddlers’ Eating

Do you have to follow your toddler around or use distractions so that your child will eat?

Crying Babies

It can be demoralising to feel unable to comfort or settle your young baby…

Tube Weaning

Is your child ready to wean off the NG tube but you can’t find any help?

Struggling with Solids

Most babies take to solids with no trouble! However, some babies have a difficult start with other feeding and may be reluctant and suspicious of anything new.

Our Guided Solutions

Infant Feeding Issues

It can be hard to understand why your baby stops feeding.

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The Transition to Solids

Some babies have a difficult start with other feeding and may be reluctant and suspicious of anything new.

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The Clingy Infant and Toddler

What do you do when your baby or toddler seems to never be happy unless you are carrying him?
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Playful Mealtimes

Putting some enjoyment back into family meal times.

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Changing Fussy Feeding

Toddlers go through stages of food refusal.

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Sleep Activity Record

Needing a simple way to record your baby's sleep and feeding. 

Book an Appointment

Face-to-Face and Phone consultations are both available. (Phone consults via FaceTime, WhatsApp or Skype) 
I will be in touch to speak about your concerns soon 🙂 

Locations

  • Melbourne Paediatric Specialists Suite 4.04 Level 4 48 Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
  • Quality Care Specialists Medical Centre 34-36 Mephan St Maribyrnong 3032
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