Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center Patient Stories

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Facial Hemangioma: Owen's Story

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Jan Dreger shares how the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center at CHOP helped her then-4½-year-old son, Owen, overcome eating difficulties after surgeries to treat a facial hemangioma.

Failure to Thrive: Aaron's Story

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Katharina Lucas, Aaron's mother, describes how the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center at CHOP helped teach her young son to eat after a diagnosis of failure to thrive.

Failure to Thrive: Luke's Story

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The Feeding Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia taught Luke to eat after a diagnosis of failure to thrive.

Food Selectivity and Anxiety: Arianna's Story

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A mother tells the story of her daughter, Arianna, whose food anxiety and selectivity made mealtimes stressful and upsetting. The family turned to CHOP's Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center for help.

Gastroparesis: Arlene's Story

Arlene Patient Story

Arlene couldn’t eat. CHOP doctors unraveled her complex medical history to find a solution that worked for her.

IgE-Mediated Food Allergies: Vincent's Story

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Specialists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia diagnosed Vincent's food allergies, and therapists at the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center helped him to overcome his fear of trying new foods.


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