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…

A letter from our CEO

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, Feeding Matters CEO on Sep 30, 2021

Friends of Feeding Matters, Innovation is often viewed as a buzzword. But, when innovation is one of your organization’s values, it needs to be so much more than a buzzword.Read full post…

Leadership Spotlight: Paula Rabaey

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 29, 2021

Feeding Matters Leadership Spotlight is a Q & A series that shares the stories of our leadership volunteers. This month we bring you Paula Rabaey. Tell our feeding community aRead full post…

Volunteer Spotlight: Robyn Neiderer

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 01, 2021

Feeding Matters Volunteer Spotlight is a monthly Q & A series that shares the stories of our growing network of change agents, the driving force behind our vision to createRead full post…

PFD is not Rare

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, MHI Feeding Matters CEO on Jul 22, 2021

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, As I meet with people in the community, I hear “the feeding community is so small” from those who are well-aware of pediatric feeding disorderRead full post…

Coming from a BCBA: Top 5 Tips on How to Set Up your Home for Feeding Therapy

Published by Amanda Cowan, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA on Jul 05, 2021

Do you have a child who demonstrates extreme food selectivity (aka a “picky eater”)? Does prepping dinner or the thought of prepping dinner stress you out? Meal times are anRead full post…

May is PFD Awareness Month

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, Feeding Matters CEO on May 04, 2021

Dear Friends of Feeding Matters, We live and breathe by the stories of our PFD community. The stories of triumph, of progress at any cost, and even the stories ofRead full post…

Volunteer Spotlight: Alexandra Marcy

Published by Feeding Matters on May 01, 2021

Feeding Matters Volunteer Spotlight is a monthly Q & A series that shares the stories of our growing network of change agents, the driving force behind our vision to createRead full post…

My child needs a Feeding Tube!? Going home with a feeding tube shouldn’t be rocket science!

Published by Melissa Anderson, RDN on

Hearing your child needs a feeding tube is scary in itself. Realizing you’ll be expected to use this tube at home, without a medical professional, can be terrifying! With allRead full post…

Volunteer Spotlight: Loran Edwards

Published by Feeding Matters on Apr 01, 2021

Feeding Matters Volunteer Spotlight is a monthly Q & A series that shares the stories of our growing network of change agents, the driving force behind our vision to createRead full post…

The Registered Dietitian as a PFD Resource

Published by Alayne Gatto MS MBA RD CSP LD CLC FAND, Medical Science Liaison, RB Mead Johnson Nutrition on

“Is my child just being picky?” This is a question that parents and caregivers may often ask themselves when mealtimes become a struggle. And indeed, there are times when anRead full post…

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