The development of feeding in infants with oesophageal atresia between birth and nine months of age

  • PhD student Libby Ferguson

Project Details

Feeding problems have been widely reported in babies with oesophageal atresia (OA) and are usually described in terms of growth or oesophageal functioning. The feeding problems may persist into adulthood. The aim of this mixed methods study is  to explore the nature of feeding development from a wider perspective, comprising biomedical, psychological and interactional factors relevant during the development of feeding in babies with OA.

Research Group

Paediatric social work research group

Faculty Research Themes

Child Health

School Research Themes

Child Health in Medicine

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