Latest Research Insights and Case Studies
Speakers: Richard Baxter, DMD, MS & Joyce Funston, RN IBCLC RLC/Robyn Abramczyk DDS, MS, FAGD, NMD
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Difficulties with ____________ can be caused by ankyloglossia.
SpeechFeedingSleepAll of the above
Early onset, classic, and late VKDB (Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding) are differentiated by:
The intensity and severity of the bleeding.The age of the baby.The speed of initiation of treatment.None of the above.
A tongue tie release is defined as the primary or initial intervention, and a tongue-tie revision is defined as a procedure
that must be repeated or the primary intervention was insufficient and needs to be expanded. (True/False)
The Functional Airway
Speaker: Roger Price
Functional breathing begins at the beginning of life.
Most people do not wake during the night because they can’t ___________, they wake because they can’t
Breathe, sleepThe age of the baby.Sleep, breathe
Questions you need to ask to critically assess the health puzzle are (Select all that apply):
What is the problem?Why did it happen?When did it happen?Where do we start in order to address the aetiology?Who is the appropriate practitioner to address the prime issue?
Bottle Feeding and Frenectomy: A First Look at Improvements in Bottle Feeding Mechanics After Frenectomy
Speaker: Bobby Ghaheri, MD
Infant feeding should be an active process. Passive drinking can indicate:
Appropriate functionSlow flow of fluid out of a bottle nipplePathologyNone of the above
In developing a sucking model appropriate for research, which characteristic would NOT be helpful?
The four categories of improvement that were found in Dr. Bobby Ghaheri’s randomized control trial of bottle feeding
outcomes in the surgical group include sucking activity, sucking speed, feeding adaptability, and improved stamina.
A Tale of Three Practices: Supporting Function and Feeding Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
Speakers: Rachel Lamb, RLC, IBCLC, Malcolm Levinkind, DMD, and Dr. Aurelie Petitclerc, DC, CACCP, IBCLC
The National Health Service in the UK was developed in 1948 and sought to provide comprehensive healthcare services
as a single organization that would be “free at the point of service.”
The last UK-wide infant feeding survey in 2010 determined that ____ % of babies were exclusively breastfed at 6 months
of age, noting that the UK had one of the _______________ rates of exclusive breastfeeding in the world at 6 months.
25% highest10% highest10% lowest1% lowest
Breastfeeding support during the COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged creativity in support techniques such as:
Virtual support groupsVirtual consultsIncreased social media presenceAll of the above
Oral Myofunctional Therapy and Tethered Oral Tissue Disorders
Speaker: Bridgette Chelf, DC
Identify one cranial nerve that does NOT affect the infant suck.
Hypoglossal NerveGlossopharyngeal NerveVagus NerveOculomotor Nerve
Mouth breathing can contribute to narrow facial structure, crooked teeth, orofacial muscle dysfunction, and bruxism.
For every ____ inch (es) forward your head is from optimal alignment, the weight of an extra head goes through the
base of your neck.
½ inch1 inch1.5 inches2 inches
Severely Malnourished Infants Due to Submucosal Ankyloglossia: Two Case Reports
Speaker: Asti Praborini, MD, IBCLC
Indonesia has multiple organizations that work to train breastfeeding counselors based on the World Health
A baby is considered failure to thrive if:
The weight is below the 3 rd percentile or Z score <-2The weight continues to lose after 10 days of lifeThe birth weight is not reached by 3 weeks of lifeThe weight is under the 10 th percentile by the end of the 1 st month of lifeAll of the above
A tube at breast supplementer is one appropriate method for supplementation for infants with failure to thrive.