Research on Infant Feeding – How It Affects Speech Development in Children by Emily Zimmerman

Oct 31, 2023 | Videos

Introducing Dr. Emily Zimmerman, Associate Professor, Bouvé College of Health Sciences.

In this video, join Professor Emily, speech-language pathologist and researcher as she delves into the intriguing world of infant feeding and speech development. Discover the challenges that both infants and caregivers face during feeding, and why early feeding skills are crucial for communication and growth. She also shares valuable advice for aspiring researchers and discusses the collaborative, innovative environment at Northeastern University. Plus, get an exclusive peek into their NIH-funded project, which examines infant sucking and feeding patterns and their connection to speech and motor development.

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