Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 37: Trying to Wean During a Quarantine

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

We hope everybody is well and staying close at home, keeping themselves and everyone in their community safe. In this week’s episode of Tube To Table, Heidi and Jennifer are back together to answer a question we have been receiving from many … Read More

Coping During Quarantine

By: Heidi Moreland, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLC

There is a lot of pressure on families to keep up with school and work and therapy AND to make up for lost time with friends and peers, missing celebrations and life-events.  There is the additional well-meant pressure to “make the most of it” and “enjoy … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 34: Calming The Waters

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

In this week’s episode, Heidi is joined by Jamie Hinchey, a feeding therapist and member of the Thrive tube weaning team. Heidi and Jamie are discussing the importance of bringing calm to a situation, specifically around children. This could be moving … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 30: Why Do We Worry About Worrying?

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

On this week’s episode of the Tube to Table podcast, Heidi is joined by Jamie, a feeding therapist and full-time member of the Thrive Tube Weaning Team. This week is Tube Feeding Awareness Week and we are so happy that … Read More

Thrive Tube Weaning Treatment Progression

By: Brianna Brown, MS, CCC-SLP

Our Treatment Progression Pyramid is a visual representation of the specific steps we address during our Tube Weaning treatment. Our program looks a little different from most treatment programs because we believe that a strong foundation for kids to learn about what their … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 29: How to Measure Success

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

Welcome back for another episode of Tube to Table! This week we are talking about how to measure progress while weaning your child from their feeding tube. We have been hearing from various families that we work with that there … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 28: Doctor Dilemma

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

On this week’s episode of the Tube to Table podcast, we are talking about the difficulties families face while communicating with their medical team during their tube weaning journey. Jennifer and Heidi sat down with Dr. Katja Rowell, the co-author of Helping Your … Read More

Food Choices: Where to Start With a Child who is Tube-Fed

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

Whether you are just starting to introduce to your tube-fed child, you are preparing for a wean, or you are attempting to wean at home, it is highly likely that you have thought: “What do I start with?”  Parents are … Read More

Time to Take a Break: The Importance of Rest and Play

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

 Taking a step back from expectations and giving your child space to build trust around food and mealtimes is an important and necessary step in the tube weaning journey. If you are familiar with the Thrive Treatment Progression, you know … Read More

Tube to Table Podcast: Episode 26: A Parent’s Perspective: Benji’s Story

By: Jamie Hinchey, MS, CCC-SLP

We are so excited for this week’s episode, which marks the start of our series “A Parent’s Perspective”. The Tube to Table podcast will be featuring parents and families who have gone through our Tube Weaning program and can share … Read More