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. Feeding is complex, and eating is only instinctual in the first few weeks of life. After that, it is a learned behavior – early intervention is critical.
PARENT QUESTION: I have heard from a number of other people and professionals that all children are picky, and that they all outgrow it. Is this true?
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After our July 26 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.
Feeding Matters: What are the three main take away points that you want people to leave with after viewing your workshop?
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 feeding journey.
That is why Feeding Matters is launching the new Office Hours workshop series. Each complimentary, 60-minute session will allow families navigating pediatric feeding disorder the opportunity to have their burning questions answered by medical and allied healthcare professionals while learning more about valuable topics.
With the national increase in substance use, the resulting impact on infants and young children is immense. Not only does it affect them medically and developmentally, but also it affects their relationship with their primary caregiver.
Created to transform the local systems of care in communities across the United States, Feeding Matters’ Advocacy and Early Intervention Model (AIM) brought together more than 28 community partners interested in establishing replicable norms for identification, early intervention, and healthcare reimbursement for children with pediatric feeding disorder.
Feeding Matters is proud to offer families and professionals on-demand workshops through our online Knowledge Center. These workshops provide tips and tools on how to efficiently manage pediatric feeding disorder and other related, complex issues, including: