The new Paediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) Diagnosis

The new Paediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) Diagnosis

This news is big… well in the world of feeding therapy, it is huge! As of October 1st, 2021 the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) recognized Paediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) as an international diagnosis. For years we have worked under a PFD ‘definition’ without ever an official diagnosis, so as you can imagine, this is…

Introduction to Nourish

Introduction to Nourish

Welcome to the very first Nourish blog. The aim of these blogs is to provide Nourish Nuggets, in easy-to-read and digestible pieces of information. I should start by introducing myself. My name is Rebecca Barnard, I am an Occupational Therapist, Feeding Specialist, and Director of Nourish. After completing my Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Otago…