Posts in Therapies
Holding the sideline

I find the thought which goes into the exercises we do fascinating - for example there’s one where she sits on your knee and you jiggle your knee about, and that’s because she can’t quite hold her head up straight, and she has to really focus to try and keep her head up when you’re jiggling her

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Development, TherapiesLiz
High rolling

As weaning is approaching soon, her speech therapist explained to me that chewing muscles are fine motor skills and gross motor skills are the basis for that. Fascinating when you think about it.

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Development, TherapiesLiz
Day-to-day considerations

A Dietician from the Evelina recently prescribed high calorie formula to supplement the expressed breast milk Coraline has at the moment to help her gain weight. As her Godmother said, “Haven’t we all got a high calorie diet prescribed over Christmas?”

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Breastmilk, Health, TherapiesLiz
Portage

Coraline will have her own portage worker from early next year until age three. They set objectives for play, behaviour, motor skills etc. and partner with speech language and occupational therapists.

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Therapies, HealthLiz