Has your child experienced severe episodes of vomiting after eating infant cereal and/or first foods; or drinking formula? Do you question whether or not a specific food or foods may be contributing to your infant’s worsening symptoms of periodic vomiting, chronic diarrhea, reflux and/or failure to thrive? These symptoms may indicate a need to speak with your child’s doctor about an FPIES evaluation.

Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (F-PIES) is a type of food allergy affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Classic symptoms of FPIES include profuse vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration. These symptoms can lead to severe lethargy, change in body temperature and blood pressure. Unlike typical food allergies, symptoms may not be immediate and do not show up on standard allergy tests. Furthermore, a negative allergy evaluation may delay the diagnosis and take the focus off the causative food. Nonetheless, FPIES can present with severe symptoms following ingestion of a food trigger. Learn More….

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13227086_1024567394303625_8778280498525848140_n May 31, 2016:  Great books for a great cause! Raising awareness and funds, an FPIES mom sponsors an online Usborne Book Fair to Benefit The FPIES Foundation. A portion of each sale of the award winning Usborne Children’s Books through the month of June will be donated to benefit The FPIES Foundation.  If you’re not on Facebook, you can follow the direct link to the sale!
Magnifying glass with blue news word May 20, 2016: New ‪‎FPIES‬ Research! A Japanese study looks at inflammation marker (CRP) and fever in relation to FPIES.
Echo10 May 13, 2016: What does awareness look like? Read one families story of strength and support on the blog: “Miracle of FPIES”.
At A Glance May 10, 2016: FPIES‬ at a Glance – easy to understand, easy to follow. Keep this handy to share with anyone who needs to learn more about Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome.
A- 10897933_10153120943576079_1181898688312827422_n May 9, 2016: Proud to debut our 2016 Food Allergy Awareness Video: An Open Letter on how You Can Help an FPIES‬ Family.  Watch and share this video with anyone who wants to help you but just doesn’t know how.