Feeding Program

Feeding Program

Let us help your child thrive. Experts from different specialties work together to help children will all kinds of feeding problems live healthier, happier lives.

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Nourishing kids with feeding problems

Our Feeding Program offers outpatient clinics and an Intensive Day Treatment Program for children from birth to age 18.

Our Feeding Program has many experts on staff. Depending on the care your child needs, the care team may include:

  • Pediatric gastroenterologists
  • Psychologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Speech pathologists
  • Feeding therapists

We can help with many feeding problems, including:

  • Chewing problems
  • Choking phobias (fears)
  • Food refusal
  • Food sensitivity
  • Problems with weight gain
  • Swallowing problems
  • Transitioning to solid foods
  • Tube feeding management

We can also evaluate your child’s diet and offer suggestions.

My Penn State Hershey Health

Penn State Children’s Hospital offers patients the ability to connect with their doctor online by using a secure website called My Penn State Hershey Health. This online tool allows you to:

  • Manage upcoming appointments
  • Check test and lab results
  • Communicate with your doctor through secure messaging
  • View or print health related documents from home

You can sign up for our online patient portal during an appointment by providing an email address, and our staff will send you an invitation. Any child age 14 to 17 will need to be present and give their written consent for parents to view their health records, and patients over the age of 18 must manage their own account.

Ask questions or make an appointment

Phone:  717-531-7117
Fax:  717-531- 0720
E-mail:  feedingprogram@hmc.psu.edu