Covid-19 and Your Upcoming Appointment

March 15, 2020 The safety and security of the families we serve, including both our patients and our care providers, are our top priority. We expect rapid changes and updates to continue to guide our patient care decisions. To that end, we have made the difficult decision

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Feed to Succeed and Teams Elite – a new partnership!

Feed to Succeed is proud to announce our new sponsorship of Teams Elite synchronized skating club, out of Northbrook, Illinois! Synchronized skating is a team sport made up of 8-20 skaters, who perform a program on ice that is made up of complicated footwork, formations, spins and

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Check out our latest article, published 3/4/21 in Building Blocks for Life!

Betsy and Amanda, in conjunction with feeding therapist Ellie Trefz, and dietitian Dan Frazier, are featured in this month’s publication of the AND PNPG newsletter! Click the link to download the PDF for more info! PNPG Case Study Article

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What I would do differently now: reflections of one mom’s experience feeding a child with a G-tube and trach.

One of our passions at Feed to Succeed is tubies (tube-fed kiddos). I recently asked one of my long-time, favorite moms to share her insights on what she would have done differently in regard to feeding her tubie if she knew then what she knows now. She

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Why I created an online low FODMAPs Diet Course…

My first job in high school was at a Baskin Robbins. I am still grateful for that experience. The store was owned by a strict, old-school German immigrant who ran a tight ship but believed that her calling was to contribute to her customers’ joy. When it

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Post-Infectious IBS | Why Antibiotics and Illness Can Cause IBS

  What causes post-infectious IBS? Why do some people seem to develop IBS after an illness or a course of antibiotics? How come diarrhea and nausea don’t go away even after the infection is gone?   If you want to learn more about the Low FODMAPs diet

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Healthy Foods That Make IBS Worse

  Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Whoever said “ An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away” didn’t have food-sensitive IBS!   For kids and families who struggle with IBS it can be very frustrating when it seems like they are doing everything right

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What Should a Vegetarian Teen Eat?

What do you do when your teen announces they’ve become a vegetarian? Or a vegan?   Lots of parents wonder whether it’s safe for their child or even if they should let them eat like this at all. Will your grown teen get enough nutrients to stay

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What is causing toddler’s diarrhea… Is it Lactose Intolerance, or Fructose Malabsorption?

Diarrhea is a common problem for young kids. They get frequent loose, watery stools; without any other symptoms. In fact, there’s a term for this – “Toddler’s Diarrhea”. It even has a diagnostic code for billing!   So, what causes Toddler’s Diarrhea and why is it a

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Food Allergies, or Intolerance?

What’s the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance? Is your child allergic to dairy or lactose intolerant? Do you have a gluten allergy or is it actually fructan intolerance?    The difference between food allergies and food intolerances is confusing. Parents often make dietary

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