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If your healthy child is frequently complaining about stomachaches, there is a high possibility that they have functional abdominal pain. Functional Abdominal Pain Two or more months of abdominal pain in otherwise healthy, thriving children is known as functional abdominal pain. Even though “functional” pain refers to there being...

Children swallowing magnets can be life-threatening. Often times an incident like this can require invasive procedures such as an upper GI endoscopy or surgery to remove the objects.   Neodymium magnets or rare earth magnet ingestion has been on the rise among children.  These magnets are...

If your child has been diagnosed with Celiac disease they must avoid eating gluten, a key protein in wheat, barley, and rye. Celiac disease is a disease of the digestive system.  Specifically, the small intestine becomes damaged because the child is “allergic” to gluten.  The small...

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory disorder characterized by the deposition of eosinophils in the wall of the esophagus (food pipe). A young man sat in my office complaining that he felt that his “food is stuck.”  This was not the first time he...

Lisa Gavin is a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) who believes feeding should be an enjoyable process.  When your infant or child repeatedly refuses to feed, the feeding experience becomes frustrating for everyone involved.  Infants and children will often develop an aversion to feeding when the...