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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 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!
 2016 t-shirt front Aug 24, 2016: Raise awareness in style with our new Global FPIES Day t-shirts designed by FPIES Mom Jessie Ipson. Limited time sale to assure shipping for Global FPIES Day 2016!
Aug. 18, 2016: Researchers from Japan continue to research markers of the pathogenesis in FPIES. “Serum C-reactive protein in food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome versus food protein-induced proctocolitis in Japan.
Kindrdfood-stacked-logo-hi-res300dpi-CMYK Aug. 5, 2016:  Piper’s ‪‎FPIES‬ journey featured on Kindrd Food, “Food: Friend or Foe?”.
Disney photo submitted by Amanda Carpenter 2016  Aug.1, 2016: “A week of yes’s!” This family caught up in the magic of Disney – sharing this photo where Dad is proudly wearing his FPIES shirt. Mom tells us it was an amazing experience working with chef’s dedicated to keeping her FPIES daughter safe.‪