Celebrate PFD Awareness Month with Us

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, MHI on May 24, 2022

Dear friends of Feeding Matters, As you may know, we have been celebrating Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) Awareness Month since May 1. In its 4th year, this month has become aRead full post…

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month

Published by Feeding Matters on Apr 27, 2022

Did you know May is PFD Awareness Month and Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month? At Feeding Matters, we are getting ready to raise awareness for these two issues we areRead full post…

When to Choose an Amino Acid Formula

Published by Laura Dean, RDN, LD Pediatric Dietitian Norton Children’s Medical Group, Pulmonology on Apr 05, 2022

This blog post is sponsored by Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition.  Becoming a parent comes with lots of decisions and learning. One of those decisions is about how you will feed yourRead full post…

A Note from NICHQ’s CEO

Published by Scott D. Berns, MD, MPH, FAAP on

We are pleased to share a message from the keynote speaker for the 2022 International Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference (IPFDC). Learn more about the conference and register today. When FeedingRead full post…

Celebrating 15 Years and Looking to the Future

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, MHI on Mar 15, 2022

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, The last time I wrote to you, I acknowledged that the season I was in felt difficult. It was a new year, but things didn’tRead full post…

5 Ways to Include Feeding Matters in your New Year’s Resolutions

Published by Feeding Matters on Jan 24, 2022

We have many exciting things to share with you at the start of this new year and many opportunities for you to get involved! Our mission is Furthering advances inRead full post…

You’re Not Alone

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, MHI on

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, Typically, when I sit down to write these messages to you all, I try to share messages of inspiration or hope. But I have to beRead full post…

Celebrating Wins – The Neiderer Family

Published by Feeding Matters on Dec 22, 2021

Join us as we celebrate wins, big and small, for families facing PFD! Today, we celebrate the wins of Danny Neiderer! Danny’s mom Robyn was on the first Family AdvisoryRead full post…

Celebrating Wins – the Mieras Family

Published by Feeding Matters on

Join us as we celebrate wins, big and small, for families facing PFD! Today, we celebrate the wins of Jax Mieras! Jax’s parents have attended Feeding Matters’ conferences and receivedRead full post…

Celebrating Wins – The Benzing Family

Published by Feeding Matters on Dec 10, 2021

Join us as we celebrate wins, big and small, for families facing PFD! We start with the Benzing Family. Brandon and Paula Benzing spoke at the 2019 Community Luncheon, sharingRead full post…

Reaching our Vision Together

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, CEO on Nov 18, 2021

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, We’ve had an active past few months as we work to close out 2021 successfully. Hopefully, you’ve been able to take some time to viewRead full post…

How do you know if your baby has colic or cow’s milk allergy?

Published by Reckitt Mead Johnson Nutrition on Nov 16, 2021

This article from enfamil.com can help you to understand the difference between excessive, unexplained crying caused by colic or cow’s milk allergy (CMA) and recognize main colic issues and indicationsRead full post…

Holiday Tips from our PFD Families

Published by Feeding Matters on Nov 10, 2021

For families of a child with PFD, holidays can look different. We gathered tips from our families that have helped make the holidays easier for their children. We try toRead full post…

2021 Visionary Award Recipients

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 19, 2021

Feeding Matters will honor Jim and Jo-Ann Armstrong with its Visionary Award at the 9th Annual Community Event on November 5, 2021. The Armstrongs have been integral supporters of FeedingRead full post…

From our 2021 Community Event Honorary Chairs

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 12, 2021

Philip John Calihan IV, “PJ” was born August 30, 2012, and was 8 pounds 6 ounces of perfection. Just over two weeks early, he was enormous. Big sister Claire wasRead full post…

The first PFD diagnosis in the US

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 08, 2021

Families of children with pediatric feeding disorder around the United States have long struggled to advocate and explain their children’s struggle in part because there has never been a diagnosticRead full post…

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