Premature births on the rise, leading to more pediatric feeding disorders

Published by Feeding Matters on Jan 24, 2023

Here’s what you need to know about the stats on premature births in the U.S., its causes and what we can do about it. For most families of babies inRead full post…

The Right Thing to Do

Published by Richard J Noel, MD, PhD on Jan 23, 2023

Happy New Year! This month we bring you a message from Feeding Matters‘ Volunteer Medical Director, Richard J. Noel, MD, PhD.  As we begin 2023 and continue to establish someRead full post…

From the PFD Alliance: A Focus on Research

Published by Paula Rabaey Ph.D., MPH, OTR/L on Jan 06, 2023

Greetings from the research pillar chair! I have officially stepped into the Chair of the Feeding Matter’s Research Pillar as of this past summer and am so excited to contributeRead full post…

Embarking on New Terrain

Published by Feeding Matters on Dec 14, 2022

We are excited about all we have accomplished in 2022 and look forward to a year of continuing to advocate for children with pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) in 2023. AsRead full post…

On the Road with Feeding Matters

Published by Marissa Dotzler, MS, CCC-SLP on Dec 08, 2022

Feeding Matters is excited to start a new blog segment entitled “On the Road with Feeding Matters.” Pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) affects families all over the country and world. FeedingRead full post…

Finding Peace Where You Are

Published by Amber Mieras, Family Advisory Council Chair on

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, When Jax was born, we were aware of his Down Syndrome diagnosis and were prepared for the traits we expected: low muscle tone, some heartRead full post…

Top 15 Accomplishments in 15 years

Published by Feeding Matters on Nov 23, 2022

This year, Feeding Matters is celebrating its 15 year anniversary! As part of our celebration, we gathered our top 15 accomplishments in the past 15 years. Created the Infant andRead full post…

Evidence Share: Findings and Clinical Implications for Thickening Formula

Published by Feeding Matters on Nov 18, 2022

Citation: Stevens M, Therapies Dof C, O’Rourke S, et al. Clinical focus: Findings and clinical implications for thickening formula with infant cereal using the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative FlowRead full post…

A message from Garrett Barnes, dad to Lucy

Published by Garrett Barnes on Nov 09, 2022

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, My name is Garrett Barnes and I’m a father to three amazing girls, including Lucy who has pediatric feeding disorder (PFD). I am also anRead full post…

A note from our event sponsor: Jaburg & Wilk

Published by Jaburg & Wilk on Nov 08, 2022

Feeding Matters is grateful to Jaburg & Wilk for their sponsorship of the 2022 Virtual Community Event! Learn more about why Jaburg & Wilk supports Feeding Matters. The Jaburg &Read full post…

Ron Coleman: 2022 Visionary Award recipient

Published by Joan Lowell on Oct 13, 2022

Dear Feeding Matters Supporters, It is with great pleasure that I announce Feeding Matters has selected Ron Coleman as the 2022 Visionary Award recipient. This award has been established byRead full post…

Celebrating 15 Years

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, MHI on Sep 30, 2022

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, A year ago today, a pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) milestone was met that will be life-changing for generations to come. On Oct 1, 2021, pediatricRead full post…

Meet the 2022 Virtual Community Event Honorary Chair

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 21, 2022

Meet Elizabeth Goodman, mother to Elliot, and 2022 Virtual Community Event Honorary Chair. Learn more about the event and how to register here. Early in my pregnancy with Elliot, IRead full post…

Giving Yourself Grace

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, MHI on Aug 22, 2022

Back to school season – a time of change, stress, anxiety, excitement, and so much more. I’m a mom to an almost three-year-old son with another son on the way andRead full post…

PFD Awareness Month 2022

Published by Feeding Matters on Jul 01, 2022

Thank you for celebrating PFD Awareness Month with us in May! View the 2022 Awareness Month Report to see our reach. We look forward to celebrating again with you nextRead full post…

Guidelines for NICU Discharge Preparation and Transition Planning

Published by Feeding Matters on Jun 17, 2022

The National Perinatal Association’s (NPA) interdisciplinary Guidelines for NICU Discharge Preparation and Transition Planning have been published! We appreciate the opportunity to have contributed to this open access adaptable andRead full post…

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