Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 20: Getting Real About Reflux

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

In this week’s episode, we are getting REAL about reflux. Why are we talking about reflux? It affects so many children throughout their feeding tube journey, whether they had reflux before the tube or after tube placement. It also impacts … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 18: Celebrations!

Happy Halloween! It’s time for a celebration!! Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or even a birthday party. These are all exciting celebrations in families that are a time to be together as a family and enjoy each other’s company. For tube-fed children, … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 17: Out of Order

When you hear the words “oral motor therapy” what comes to mind? Has this been a recommendation for your child? When is it appropriate? This week’s episode of the Tube to Table podcast will answer all of these questions and more. Your … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 16: Nibbles and Bits

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

Picture this: You’re starting a tube wean and you’re at the grocery store…what do you buy? On this week’s episode of the Tube to Table Podcast, Heidi and Jennifer are discussing a topic that is on every parent’s mind when … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 15: Tools of the Trade

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

We’re back for Season 2! Thank you so much for listening to Season 1 of the Tube To Table Podcast, we are so excited for you to hear our upcoming season! Your hosts, Jennifer and Heidi, are back and ready for a … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast Episode 14: Getting Unstuck

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

In this week’s episode, Jennifer and Heidi are discussing the common traps in tube weaning and how people can easily get stuck on their journey from feeding tube to family table. As discussed in previous episodes, Jennifer and Heidi will … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast Episode 13: Structure Without Stress

In this week’s episode, Jennifer is joined by Brianna Brown, a speech therapist and member of the Thrive Tube Weaning Team. Brianna works in the Spectrum Pediatrics clinic in Alexandria, VA, working in Early Intervention, as well as working with … Read More

Tube To Table Podcast Episode 12: Tricks and Treats

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

On this week’s episode of Tube to Table, Jennifer and Heidi discuss how tricks and treats are used to encourage children to eat or make progress in therapy and why this is detrimental to their relationship with food. This can … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast Episode 11: The Tortoise and The Hare

How fast should tube weaning really be? Is there a right speed? At Thrive, we hear from parents starting their journey, in the middle of weaning, or during follow up wondering about how fast to push their kid or how … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast Episode 9: Learning to Swim

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

Teaching a child how to eat when they aren’t experiencing hunger is like teaching that child to swim in a pool without water. What does this mean? In this week’s episode, Jennifer and Heidi break down this analogy that we use in … Read More