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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global-day-frame-1-2016 Sept. 17, 2016:  Add your picture and share your Global FPIES Day awareness with this social media frame.  Make yours today in Canva!

  1. Open Canva in your web browser or on our iPad app (create an account or log in) https://www.canva.com/
  2. Choose “Create a Design”
  3. Choose “Social Media Graphic”
  4. Scroll down to “Uploads”
  5. Upload the Global Day frame
  6. Upload your images with your personalized photo
  7. Crop/fix your images
  8. Save and share!!
webinar-jpeg-for-sharing Sept. 16, 2016:  Please join The FPIES Foundation on Tuesday October 25, 2016 for a FREE Nutrition Webinar.  The purpose of this webinar is to aid nutrition professionals by providing nutritional care plan guidelines, expert tips and tools, as well as numerous resources to assist them as they monitor and provide care for their patients living with FPIES. Register here.
Global Day Frame with Logo 2016 Sept. 1, 2016: Time to gear up for the third official Global FPIES Day, this October 14th! Join us for a day of FREE educational webinars for parents and professionals, and the kids! Stay posted for updates on our partners, presenters, and new tools and resources to help make daily life with FPIES a bit easier!
FPIES Toolbox August 29, 2016: The House that Awareness Built. The FPIES Foundation is proudly celebrating 5 years of supporting the most amazing awe-inspiring families, working with the most talented and dedicated medical professionals and leading important research and global patient registry initiatives. Thank You to everyone who makes our work not only possible, but worth it, every step of the way.
newsletter button 4 Aug. 24, 2016: Announcing our newest addition!  With much thanks to Taryn Morrissey Buckley, Executive Advisor at Informz and FPIES mom, we proudly introduce the FPIES Community Newsletter.  This initial email series is geared toward the newly diagnosed and will help connect you to the resources you need to navigate your way. Sign up today!