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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 SbaETkZpnWIaRDo-800x450-noPad Aug. 22, 2015:  Please read, sign and share this petition to support  a fellow FPIES‬ mom in Florida who is asking the Senate to mandate coverage on elemental formula for children who are medically dependent on it.
logo Aug.20, 2015: Help Savanna Smile.  A fundraising event for the Campbell family is being held Aug. 23, 2015 at Parallel Wine Bistro in Broadlands Plaza in Ashburn, VA from 3-7 p.m. For more information about the event and how to help, please visit the Facebook page set up by Children’s Medical Nutrition Alliance.
11141344_1012739855417146_1130073692844633781_n Aug. 4, 2015: FREE for FPIES and Food Allergy Families! We are proud to partner with Boston Children’s Hospital for the 3rd year in a row for their Food Allergy Awareness Day at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo on Saturday, September 19th. Come meet us, and other FPIES families. The event is free, but registration is required, register here: https://bch.webconnex.com/zooday
11235055_10153567586466079_7503993146370002787_n August 3, 2015: Independent Jamberry Nail Wrap Consultant and Foundation Volunteer Kate Hutchens has created nail wraps for Global FPIES Day on Oct.14th!  To learn more visit her page. Hurry the sale closes September 1st!