Feeding and Nutritional Resources
One of the most immediate challenges new parents face is finding an adequate feeding alternative to breastfeeding or common bottles. There are a variety of cleft palate bottles, nipples, and post-op feeding options available. Additional feeding information is available here.
The following resources can assist you in finding feeding alternatives for your infant, post-operative feeding devices and much more.
This is by no means a complete database of resources or vendors. If you require information not found here, please contact us. Submit links for additional resources to the webmaster.
Order on-line or call (800) 222-9123
Pricing as of May 2014 - $19.00/6 bottles, includes shipping
Case of 72 nursers - $148.00, includes shipping
Formerly known as the Haberman Feeder
ONLY replacement parts are available directly from Medela
Phone: (800) 435-8316
(See retail distributors below)
SpecialNeeds™ and Mini-SpecialNeeds™ Feeders and Breast Pumps
Specialty feeding supplies, including Pigeon feeders
191 Wyngate Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146
To place an order: (888) 766-8443
Phone: (800) 345-6443
Outside the USA: (724) 387-4000
Pigeon Bottles and Nipples >>> Medela SpecialNeeds™ Feeders >>>
Available at your local store. Parents report using this bottle with the Pigeon nipple.
Parents report using this bottle with the Pigeon nipple
(Dr. Brown's Bottles are also now available at Walmart)
4433 Fyler Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63116
4350 Steeles Avenue East, Unit A13
Box 98 Markham, Ontario Canada L3R 9V4
To order, call (866) 886-3811 or (fax) 1-866-886-3812
Local : (905)-513-7265, Fax: (905)-513-7268
Ross Educational Services Department
Cleft palate nurser, Item #00875x
Parents report using this bottle with Ross Preemie Nipple
Order direct from Ross, as this item is noted on their website. Call toll-free (800) 986-8503 Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, EST.
Price as of September 2005 is $1.75 per bottle, a minimum order of 3 bottles required.
Order at www.rosstore.com or call (800) 258-7677 to place an order. Pricing as of April 2014 - $48.99/case of 48
Order at www.rosstore.com or call Ross at 1-800- FORMULA (1-800-367-6852)
Pricing as of April 2014 - $54.25/case of 50
For post-operative feeding, no sucking required
800 West Industrial Park Road
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Phone: (800) 824-0817
TenderCare™ post-op feeder
974 Harbortowne Road
James Island, SC 29412
Phone: (843) 762-6769
Fax: (866) 332-0628
130 N. Public Street
Elmwood, Wisconsin 54740
Phone: (800) 310-5817
Fax: (715) 639-2739
SpecialNeeds™ and Mini-SpecialNeeds™ Feeders/Parts
1 Sherwood Dr
Shalimar, FL, 32579
Phone: Toll Free (877) 463-3352
From Northwest Florida, call (850) 651-4500
Stocks SpecialNeeds™ and Mini-SpecialNeeds™ Feeders
Phone: (256) 528-7953
Order on-line or call 1-800-BABY123, Mon. - Fri. 7 AM to
7 PM Central Time or Sat. 8 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time
Order on-line or call (800) 551-5838, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time
Taste-free calorie booster; consult your physician.
Axcan Pharma Inc. - United States
22 Inverness Center Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242 USA
Phone: (205) 991-8085
Fax: (205) 991-8176
Neutral flavor calorie booster; consult your physician.
Nutricia North America
P.O. Box 117
Gaithersburg, MD 20884
Phone: (800) 365-7354
Instant food thickener; consult your physician.
Phone: (800) 333-0003
Also available at Walgreens and CVS Pharmacies
WIC provides supplemental foods (including formula) and nutrition education.
Information on breastfeeding infants with clefts