FEEDING MATTERS SYMPOSIUM: YOUR VOICE MATTERS!

Published by Feeding Matters on Dec 13, 2018

What is a Symposium? A symposium is a formal gathering where experts in their field converge to discuss a specific topic. This basic definition may not capture your attention, butRead full post…

PARTNERING FOR CHANGE

Published by Mercy Care on Nov 26, 2018

Mercy Care and Feeding Matters have a lot in common. We both got our start in Arizona: Mercy Care in 1985 and Feeding Matters in 2006. We both provide careRead full post…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: CUYLER ROMEO

Published by Feeding Matters on Nov 20, 2018

It is with a deep appreciation for the time, commitment, and passion of our dedicated advocates and volunteers that Feeding Matters is launching a monthly Q & A series. TheyRead full post…

My Journey with Mikarah

Published by djennings on Nov 16, 2018

I am a mother of four children. My youngest child, Mikarah, was diagnosed with feeding difficulties, better known as failure to thrive, at about 8 weeks of age. She wasRead full post…

NICU AWARENESS MONTH

Published by Feeding Matters on Nov 12, 2018

To honor Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month, Feeding Matters created an infographic to share how prevalent pediatric feeding disorder can be in children who have spent time in a NICU.Read full post…

ARE ALL KIDS PICKY

Published by Dr. Kay Toomey on Nov 05, 2018

In my role as a Pediatric Psychologist, Pediatric Feeding Specialist and Developer of the SOS Approach to Feeding, I have heard this “myth” being reported frequently by well-meaning professionals tryingRead full post…

Mealtimes: No Magic Required

Published by Growing Independent Eaters on Oct 24, 2018

When families begin the process of weaning from feeding tubes at home, a paralysis can take place, where you feel a lot of pressure to create magical mealtimes that willRead full post…

Meet Mason

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 15, 2018

When Mason began losing weight and showing signs that he had stopped growing at just a few months old, his doctor recommended that it was time to see a specialist.Read full post…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: CATHY HUMPHREY

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 11, 2018

It is with deep appreciation for the time, commitment, and passion of our dedicated advocates and volunteers that Feeding Matters is launching a monthly Q & A series. They helpRead full post…

SHOP AT ANY ARIZONA WHOLE FOODS MARKET ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 TO SUPPORT FEEDING MATTERS

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 08, 2018

Get your grocery lists ready! On Thursday, October 18 we invite you to shop at your local Arizona Whole Foods Market to help raise funds for Feeding Matters. As partRead full post…

FEEDING MATTERS RAISES MORE THAN $290,000 FOR PEDIATRIC FEEDING DISORDERS

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 03, 2018

Last Tuesday, September 25, nearly 700 guests joined honorary chairs Amy and Patrick Armstrong at the historic Arizona Biltmore to raise more than $290,000 during Feeding Matters’ 6th Annual CommunityRead full post…

OCTOBER IS CHILDREN’S HEALTH MONTH!

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 01, 2018

Children often can be much more vulnerable than adults when it comes to food allergies and other feeding issues. With the help of a fantastic qualified team of researchers, physiciansRead full post…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: KIM LECHNER

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 28, 2018

It is with deep appreciation for the time, commitment, and passion of our dedicated advocates and volunteers that Feeding Matters is launching a monthly Q & A series. They helpRead full post…

OPINION: PREEMIE NIPPLE USE WITH OLDER INFANTS?

Published by Allyson Goodwyn-Craine on Sep 27, 2018

Unintended consequences of the extended use of preemie flow rate bottle nipples to support breastfeeding There is a popular belief among many healthcare professionals and social media support groups thatRead full post…

FIVE WARNING SIGNS THAT YOUR CHILD IS MALNOURISHED

Published by ASPEN on Sep 24, 2018

Proper nutrition is vital to your child’s health, growth, and development. When your child isn’t eating or getting enough calories and the proper nutrients, there can be trouble ahead. MalnutritionRead full post…

FEEDING THERAPY CAN BE RISKY BUSINESS

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 20, 2018

Six Best Practices to Provide Safe Feeding Therapy While Reducing Your Liability Feeding therapy can be scary not only to a new, inexperienced feeding therapist but even to those ofRead full post…