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Emerson Health & Wellness Center

Basics of Infant Feeding

This unique class provides valuable information on typical feeding development, including the motor development that supports feeding. Class covers types of foods and when to introduce them, how to offer new food and what to expect, baby-led weaning, red flags for feeding disorders, recipe suggestions and more.

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Marahu Falcon George

Marahu Falcon George, M.A., CCC-SLP, is a pediatric speech-language pathologist with over five years of experience working with children of all ages and abilities, including providing evaluation and treatment for children with various feeding and eating delays. She is currently a member of the Pediatric Clinical Feeding Team at Emerson's Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies. Marahu is a member of American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Group 13 in swallowing and swallowing disorders and dysphagia. Marahu is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor method and has experience in Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to feeding and food chaining. She is passionate about pediatric feeding and supporting children and families in developing healthy eating habits across the lifespan.