Parenting Matters

Addressing Infant Feeding Issues

Parenting Matters

Addressing Infant Feeding Issues

Clinical Nurse Consultant

Michele Meehan
Maternal & Child Health

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
Mutually convenient time
*(extended hours available by appointment)



Tube Weaning

Through my work at the Royal Children's Hospital, I have seen many babies being fed by nasogastric tubes for various reasons.

Sometimes once the need for the tube is past, we may find the baby has become dependent on the tube and is uninterested in oral or self-feeding.

In consultation with your pediatrician, I am happy to help in a weaning plan to oral drinking and self-feeding.

Other Services

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.

Crying Babies

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

Toddlers’ Eating

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

Fussy Feeding

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

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