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[Podcast] Karen: “Building Sensory Enjoyment at Mealtimes”—Baby Led Weaning Podcast

Blog Episode image Katie Ferraro and Karen Dilfer

What a great time joining registered dietitian Katie Ferraro at Baby Led Weaning! Enjoy our conversation about sensory enjoyment for babies at mealtimes—and how love matters with meals!


October 26, 2023—Ep 378. Building Sensory Enjoyment at Mealtimes with Karen Dilfer, MS, OTR/L

Episode Description

Sensory enjoyment, sensory processing, sensory challenges…what emotions or feelings do these terms conjure up as you’re introducing new foods to your baby? Karen Dilfer, MS, OTR/L is a feeding therapist who helps children with motor, sensory and mealtime challenges. She’s talking about why some children react differently to sensory inputs, how this can affect mealtime progress and how to promote sensory enjoyment with your baby.

About The Host

Katie Ferraro is a Registered Dietitian specializing in baby-led weaning and a mom of 7. She is an Associate Professor of Nutrition at the University of San Diego and a self-proclaimed baby-feeding fanatic!