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 Kristy Kazian, MS, CCC-SLP 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…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: BIANCA ROE, RDN, OTD STUDENT

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 10, 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…

SCHOOL-BASED ACCOMMODATIONS & SUPPORTS

Published by Kim Lechneer on Sep 05, 2018

Children with pediatric feeding disorder have diverse needs ranging from refusals to eat specific textures to an inability to chew and swallow that necessitates medical interventions such as tube feedingsRead full post…

MEET NOAH

Published by Feeding Matters on Aug 27, 2018

Born at 3 pounds, 8 ounces, little Noah immediately struggled to eat and spent the first months of his life in the NICU. His parents tried several methods of gettingRead full post…

WORKSHOP Q & A: FEEDING ISSUES IN SUBSTANCE EXPOSED INFANT

Published by Dr. Joy Browne on Aug 20, 2018

After our July 26, 2018 workshop on Feeding Issues in Substance Exposed Infants, Feeding Matters sat down with Joy V. Browne, Ph.D., PCNS, IMH-E (IV) to continue the conversation. FeedingRead full post…

OFFICE HOURS WITH MICHELLE MASTIN, PHD: INTENSIVE FEEDING THERAPY

Published by Feeding Matters on Aug 13, 2018

We know how hard it can be to get your questions answered by medical professionals, and we understand the struggle in determining the right next steps in your child’s feedingRead full post…

HOUSTON NEW MOMS BLOG DISCUSSES POCKETING FOOD

Published by Ramya Kumar with Houston New Mom on Aug 06, 2018

Recently, parenting blog, Houston New Moms, collaborated with Feeding Matters and Ramya Kumar, a certified Speech Language Pathologist, to discuss why children pocket food in their mouths and how toRead full post…

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: ELISABETH SCOTT

Published by Feeding Matters on Jul 23, 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…

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Published by Feeding Matters on Jul 19, 2018

Registration is now open for Feeding Matters’ 6th International Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference (IPFDC)! This groundbreaking conference features intermediate and advanced level sessions on the evaluation and treatment of childrenRead full post…

BIZ BASH IS BIG ON FUN, SHORT ON SPEECHES!

Published by Feeding Matters on Jul 12, 2018

Feeding Matters is proud to be a beneficiary for the 12th annual Arizona Biz Bash, taking place on Thursday, October 4 at downtown Phoenix’s hottest, new venue, The Van Buren.Read full post…

VIDEO BLOG: MEET HADYN

Published by Feeding Matters on Jul 09, 2018

Pediatric feeding disorder effect every area of a child’s development, including their social, emotional, physical, and mental well-being. Today, you will meet Hadyn, who was born with a chromosome disorderRead full post…

CHAMPIONING PEDIATRIC FEEDING DISORDERS

Published by Feeding Matters on Jul 02, 2018

To create a world in which infants and children with pediatric feeding disorders thrive, Feeding Matters collaborates with many partners, like Epic Medical Solutions and Mead Johnson Nutrition, who recognizeRead full post…

VIDEO BLOG: MEET LUCY

Published by Feeding Matters on Jun 25, 2018

At about six months old, Lucy’s parents, Garrett and Jake, decided to begin feeding her simple solid foods like rice cereal and formula. To her parent’s surprise, the first timeRead full post…