KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) Paediatric Neurology and Speech Language Therapy Service share precautions to take note of when feeding a child with swallowing difficulty (dysphagia).
Safety concerns when feeding a child with swallowing difficulty (dysphagia)
Only offer appropriate food/drink to your child as directed by a speech therapist.
Consult your speech therapist for:
Suitable exercises to improve swallowing,
Appropriate food and/or fluid consistency for feeding and
Appropriate mode of feeding