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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Parents Needed for Feeding Research Studies

Published by Hayley on February 23, 2017

Greetings! My name is Hayley and I have a 10 year old son with feeding disorder.  I am also a nurse researcher and a founding member of the Feeding Flock.  The Feeding Flock is a research group that is working to create questionnaires that can be used in both practice and research for children with feeing disorder and their families.  Our goal is to help establish tools for building an evidence base for feeding disorder.

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Dining with Dysphagia: How NYU is Rethinking Food for Patients with Dysphagia

Published by Speech@NYU on February 10, 2017

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that can affect patients of all ages under a variety of medical conditions. According to the ASHA, one in 25 adults in the United States experience swallowing problems.

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What happens when you know how to feed a baby, but you are terrified to feed your own baby?

Published by anaiscook on February 07, 2017

This is my story as a mom and SLP and how I was forever changed in both of those roles following the premature birth of my daughter. I am a pediatric SLP who works with children who have feeding and swallowing disorders at a children's hospital. I finished graduate school in 2008 and my husband, who is also an SLP at the same hospital system, graduated a semester before me.

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Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2017

Published by kjacobsen on February 06, 2017

We're celebrating Feeding Tube Awareness Week from February 6-10, 2017! This annual event, created by the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation, was first held in 2010 to generate worldwide awareness of feeding tubes and enteral feeding.

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Jovan's Journey

Published by Renee Uzelac on January 24, 2017

My son was 16 months old when we realized that he did not want to learn to masticate. He played with cheerios and puffs, used teething toys and biscuits, he had no desire to go further.

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