and hypotonia at birth were present in all these patients, with NGFs given to nine.
Breast feeding difficulties
which have been reported in literature as the earliest problem associated with the tongue-tie, was not seen as the main concern of parents in the subject study.
occur frequently but are often unrecognized and cause major management difficulties in patients with Noonan syndrome.
 report a higher percentage of feeding problems at 2 years old, finding a 23% of children who met the criteria of feeding difficulties
, having twice the risk of feeding disorders compared to healthy full-term children at two years old, as reported by Carter et al.
It was found that 65.8% of participants had feeding difficulties
secondary to a systemic illness, such as respiratory distress syndrome, cardiac abnormalities, and pneumonia.
Respiratory and feeding difficulties
, low birth weight, and seizures are more prevalent among infants with NAS (1).
Congenital granular cell tumors are always benign but can cause feeding difficulties
and airway obstruction.
Symptoms usually appear in the first three to six months of life and include lack of motor development, feeding difficulties
, abnormal muscle tone, and a large, poorly-controlled head.
Parents, clinicians, and caregivers of children with ASD frequently report feeding difficulties
and unusual eating patterns, the majority of which are anecdotal accounts.
Associated problems like seizures in 18 cases, ocular problems like refractory errors, Strabismus in 28 cases, defect in hearing and speech in 12 cases, slow head growth in 8 cases, hydrocephalus in 2 cases, feeding difficulties
in 32 cases.
Initial signs and symptoms typically include irritability, limb spasticity, absent reflexes, muscle weakness, feeding difficulties
, episodes of fever with no sign of infection, stiff posture and slowed or regressed neurocognitive development.
are common in neurologically impaired children and impact negatively on food intake, growth, neurodevelopment and general health of these children.1,2 The North American Growth in Cerebral Palsy Project" demonstrated a clear correlation between the degree of motor impairment and severity of feeding difficulties
and reported feeding problems in majority of the cerebral palsy children they evaluated.3 Several feeding problems have been reported in cerebral palsy children such as need for help with feeding, frequent chocking, stressful and prolonged feeding, frequent vomiting and chewing and swallowing dysfunction.2,4