We are mealtime experts
passionate about supporting
parents and pediatric professionals.
Pediatric OTs, & SLPs: If you need inspiration and a unique lens on the complex topic of pediatric feeding, eating, swallowing and mealtimes you have come to the right place. We’re working on getting our in-person courses online and bringing you a mentorship program to help you find clarity on your most complicated cases. Be the first to know when our courses are ready or sign up now for our mentorship presale. Learn more here.
We love parents. We ARE parents and we’re here to solve your feeding dilemmas. Anxious to start solids? Interested in Baby Led Weaning? Or feeling defeated by picky eating? We are working hard to get our parent classes online along with resources to support you with your most challenging mealtime issues. If you want expert advice that takes meals with your little one from frustrating to fun, you’ve come to the right place.
OUR COURSES COMING SOON
Expert guidance, immediately.
We are bringing our best in-person courses, online for medical professional and parents. You want research-backed, practical information about feeding and mealtime without having to travel. We've heard you and we're on it.
Kimberly Grenawitzke and Kary Rappaport make up the feeding therapy team of Feeders and Growers. Kary and Kim are pediatric occupational therapists with 25 years of combined experience working with medically complex infants, children, and families who have eating and feeding difficulties. Both Kim and Kary’s specialties include breastfeeding, infants with cardiac defects, picky eating, Baby Led Feeding, and Modified Barium Swallow Studies (pretty much full spectrum pediatric feeding and swallowing!) Kary and Kim are passionate about making mealtime a practical, joyful, nurturing experience where families s can bond and kids can learn!
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Parents & Professionals Recommend
"The OT department has totally adopted the Re-Thinking Picky Eating ideas and strategies. Everyone is making bigger gains, faster with their feeding clients. Thank you!"
mom of a former medically
complex NICU babe
"After some persistence, determination, love, and help from Feeders and Growers we started our solid food journey. I was HESITANT to say the least, but after seeing so much success with their support & BLW I started getting more adventurous."
"You two are amazing and the impact you both have on the kids and families you work with is incredible! Thank you for your passion, drive, and the constant education you provide."