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 19: Just Weight

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

This week’s episode is talking about weight. Why is it such a stressful topic? How can you handle conversations about weight? What else should we be looking at? Throughout our tube weaning process, we receive so many questions about the … 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 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 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 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

First Things First: Overcoming Feeding Aversion and Feeding Tube Dependency

By: Jennifer Berry, MS, OT/L and Heidi Moreland, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLC

Overcoming Feeding Aversion and Feeding Tube Dependency. Created by Jennifer Berry and Heidi Moreland Over the years we have met many families who have gone to great lengths to help their children overcome feeding challenges, feeding aversions, and feeding tube … Read More

Tube To Table Podcast Episode 8: Every Moment Matters

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

Is there a moment that stands out for you during you tube weaning journey? This week’s episode of the Tube to Table Podcast focuses on all the moments that stand out for both therapists and families during their tube weaning … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast Episode 7: Better Together

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

What should a family mealtime look like? How can I create happy and healthy mealtimes for my child? This week’s episode of Tube to Table discusses the principals behind building a positive and happy mealtime environment for your child. These … Read More

Tube To Table Podcast Episode 6: First Things First

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

This week’s episode of the Tube To Table Podcast focuses on the specific progression from feeding tube dependency to eating orally. Your hosts, Heidi and Jennifer, will walk you through the five crucial steps that the Thrive by Spectrum Pediatrics … Read More