Neonatal Nursing Education Briefs

Developmentally Supportive Feeding in the NICU

Purpose and Goal: CNEP #2100

  • Learn about the challenges of developing feeding skills.
  • Learn about strategies nurses can use to support feeding.

None of the planners, faculty or content specialists has any conflict of interest or will be presenting any off-label product use. This presentation has no commercial support or sponsorship, nor is it co-sponsored.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • Successfully complete the post-test.
  • Complete the evaluation form.


  • March 2019 – March 2021

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the development of feeding behaviors
  • Describe the effects of negative feeding experiences
  • Describe 2 strategies for supporting successful feeding

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