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Feeding Disorder

Good Shepherd Pediatrics helps parents and children overcome challenges in feeding during a key developmental point in their lives.

Whether your child’s feeding disorder is due to premature birth, cleft lip and/or palate, multiple surgeries or simply an aversion to food textures, Good Shepherd Pediatrics’ experts will design a comprehensive plan to help your young one thrive while also reducing your stress as a caregiver.

Feeding Team

  • Pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation physician
  • Speech therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Pediatric dietitians
  • Social workers

Care Options for Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Our feeding experts lead specialized inpatient and outpatient pediatric programs to support you and your child depending on their specific feeding disorder, including:

  • Difficulty with weight gain
  • Picky eating
  • Trouble with breast or bottle feeding
  • Choking on food
  • Coughing when swallowing
  • Avoiding certain tastes and textures
  • Challenges with self-feeding

Does My Child Have a Feeding Problem?

View/download these picky eater tips, as well as a checklist to help understand if your child can benefit from a feeding evaluation.

“After a few days, everything started to change and improve. … One of the things that sets Good Shepherd apart is that they take a comprehensive approach and treat the whole patient.”

Heather G., mom of Good Shepherd Pediatrics’ feeding patient

To request a pediatric feeding disorder evaluation for your child, call 1-888-44-REHAB or fill out the form below.

Request an Appointment

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