Cue-based Feeding of Preterm Infants

Evelyn Keppinger, MSN, RN, clinical nurse navigator at Wolfson Children's Hospital and NICU, Baptist Health System, in Jacksonville, Florida, describes the benefits of adopting a cue-based feeding strategy for preterm infants in the NICU. She also reviews behaviors that indicate an infant is or is not ready to transition to oral feedings, and offers tips for creating a stress-free, calm, feeding environment.

  • Evelyn Keppinger, MSN, RN

    Clinical Nurse Navigator
    Wolfson Children's Hospital and NICU
    Baptist Health System
    Jacksonville, Florida