Feeding in itself contains several milestone during the first three years of your child’s life. It is also a key foundation of speech development.
Below is a summary of early stage developmental milestones and feeding skills from birth 
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 Joan C. Arvedson, Ph.D., M.S., Swallowing and feeding in infants and young children (http://www.nature.com/gimo/contents/pt1/full/gimo17.html)