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Our blog is focused on the issue of pediatric feeding struggles. Feeding struggles are complex, extremely varied, and affect more than just the child. You can expect to see posts from feeding experts, parents who have walked the walk, and of course, us here at Feeding Matters.

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Upcoming Virtual Workshop

Published by Feeding Matters on July 17, 2017

Join Feeding Matters on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm ET for Fostering Collaborative Care: Parent & Provider Perspectives, a virtual workshop..

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Get to Know Us: Nadine Tschida, Summer Programs Intern

Published by Feeding Matters on June 21, 2017

Hello everyone! I'm so pleased to intern at Feeding Matters and be a part of their phenomenal work. I am a graduate student at the University of Arizona college of Public Health. Currently, I have completed my first year of the Maternal and Child Health concentration within the Family and Child Health program. My passions lie in early childhood development and serving maternal and child populations.

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Setting up a Mealtime Environment for Success

Published by donovancl on June 20, 2017

Think back to a particularly enjoyable meal you had at a restaurant or friend’s house. Some of your enjoyment was undoubtedly due to your surroundings- perhaps an elegantly decorated table by candlelight or a sunny, outdoor garden setting. Some of your positive association with this meal likely can be attributed to the experience of sharing the meal with loved ones over laughs and conversation.

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Feeding Infants with Recessed Jaw or Retrognathia at Breast or with Bottle

Published by Allyson Goodwyn-Craine on June 10, 2017

Infants with recessed jaw/ retrognathia present with unique feeding challenges and are sometimes misdiagnosed with ankyloglossia or tongue tie. This is of particular concern, because in some cases a frenulectomy is contraindicated. Although the anterior maxillary and mandible alignment is impacted, the primary concern is the tongue sitting posteriorly toward the pharynx.

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Published by littlearrowfly on May 19, 2017

"Breast or bottle?"

These were the first words my husband and I heard when we finally met the Pediatric Gastroenterologist after nearly six months of advocating for help in understanding and treating our infant daughter's complex feeding struggle.

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