Summer Travel Tips for Children with Special Needs

Published by Cathy Humphrey on Jun 05, 2019

With Memorial Day behind us, many families are setting their sights on summer vacations. When you travel with children (or adults!) with special feeding or other healthcare needs, here areRead full post…

NICU Graduates: On Track for Ongoing Feeding Success!

Published by Allyson Goodwyn-Craine on May 28, 2019

This article is reposted with permission from ASHA’s Leader Live blog and shares Sunnyside Medical Center’s three tracks to support feeding skills progression following the NICU. As each little feederRead full post…

Register Now: 2019 Virtual Town Halls

Published by Feeding Matters on May 21, 2019

Now that Feeding Matters’ PFD Alliance and thought leaders have convened at the 2019 International PFD Conference, the Feeding Matters’ Strategic Plan is available for public viewing. We maintain ourRead full post…

Can you say EOSINOPHILIC? (E-O-sin-O-fill-ik)

Published by Feeding Matters on May 17, 2019

The body’s immune system serves as its own internal ambulance, responding to crisis and triaging needs as they arise. Most times that rapid response works out just fine. But sometimes,Read full post…

Advances in Practice: Implementing the IDDSI

Published by Feeding Matters on May 01, 2019

Dysphagia, or in simple terms, difficulty transporting food or liquid from the mouth to the stomach, affects an estimated 560 million people worldwide. In 2012, the International Dysphagia Diet StandardizationRead full post…

FAACT(S) About Food Allergies

Published by Feeding Matters on Apr 26, 2019

Millions of people live with food allergies and the guessing game that comes with diagnosing them and avoiding the foods that trigger a reaction. It’s a well-documented struggle for adultsRead full post…

Volunteer Spotlight: Hayley Estrem

Published by Feeding Matters on Apr 10, 2019

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…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: ASHLEY COLLIER

Published by Feeding Matters on Mar 22, 2019

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…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: JILL MARUCA

Published by Feeding Matters on Feb 28, 2019

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…

FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH

Published by Feeding Matters on Feb 20, 2019

February is American Heart Month, and at Feeding Matters, we are constantly striving to raise awareness about pediatric heart conditions and their relationship to feeding struggles. Below, you will findRead full post…

UPDATE FROM YOUR PFD ALLIANCE PILLAR CHAIRS

Published by Feeding Matters on Feb 15, 2019

Feeding Matters’ 2019 International Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference (IPFDC) was a huge success! With 346 in person attendees, 118 virtual participants, and 145 symposium participants, Feeding Matters is set toRead full post…

TAKING A PROACTIVE APPROACH IN IDENTIFYING DELAYED DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS

Published by First Things First on Jan 23, 2019

While every child develops at their own pace, there are certain milestones they should reach from birth to age 5 in how they play, eat, learn, speak, behave and move.Read full post…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: DR. JAIME PHALEN

Published by Feeding Matters on Jan 16, 2019

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…

FEEDING TUBES FOR ALL – ADVANCING FEEDING TUBE TECHNOLOGY FOR OUR TINIEST PATIENTS

Published by Avanos on Jan 07, 2019

Feeding a child may seem like a simple task, but mealtimes can be challenging for parents and caregivers whose children are living with serious medical conditions. Tube feeding is aRead full post…

FEEDING MATTERS’ 6TH INTERNATIONAL PEDIATRIC FEEDING DISORDER CONFERENCE: THE DIFFERENCE

Published by Feeding Matters on Jan 02, 2019

Our feeding community has a multitude of options when it comes to continuing education and professional and personal outreach. You may attend in-person workshops, view webinars, participate in chats, orRead full post…

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2019

Published by Feeding Matters on Dec 31, 2018

2018 was an exciting year of growth for Feeding Matters and the pediatric feeding community. From welcoming new team members to our Feeding Matters’ family to expanding our partnerships andRead full post…