Feeding Kids Sydney - Chewing and Swallowing

Chewing and Swallowing

Is your child:

  • Gagging on food
  • Holding food in their mouth
  • Spitting out food after trying to chew it
  • Avoiding harder foods
  • Preferring puree or soft textured foods
  • Coughing during eating or drinking
  • Sounding wheezy or rattly during or after feeds
  • Diagnosed with a tongue tie
  • Diagnosed with a tongue thrust

Are you:

  • Constantly reminding your child to chew their food
  • Concerned about your child choking
  • Concerned about the volume of food eaten
  • Offering puree or soft textured foods most of the time
  • Frequently telling your child to chew with their mouth closed