First Bite #82 – January 07, 2020
Adventures in Feeding with Melanie Potock
(.1 ASHA and AOTA CEUs) For more info, click here.
In this episode, Michelle is joined by the one and only Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP, author of the critically acclaimed and widely successful books “Raising a Healthy Happy Eater: A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating” (2015), “Baby Self-Feeding: Solutions for Introducing Purees and Solids to Create Lifelong Healthy Eating Habits” (2016). And the popular food activity book, titled “Adventures in Veggieland: Help Your Kids Learn to Love Vegetables with 100 Easy Activities and Recipes” (2018). Melanie serves up a scrumptious hour jammed pack with busting “Baby-Led Weaning” myths, elaborating on her “3 Easy E’s”, and highlighting some of her favorite family mealtime tips from other cultures and how they can encourage healthy eating habits for your little one…as well as infuse joy into a home!
By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:
- What “Baby-Led Weaning” is and if “Gagging is Good”.
- What the “3 Easy E’s” are and how to incorporate them into feeding therapy.
- 2 takeaways from mealtimes within other cultures and the benefits of family mealtime.