Need feeding and

mealtime guidance?

We can help.

Pediatric OTs, SLPs, Dieticians: Start here! Want inspiration and a fresh take on the complex topic of pediatric feeding, eating, swallowing and mealtimes? You are in the right place. Worried you might have holes in your knowledge on this topic? We have online feeding, eating, and swallowing courses for therapists that will cover your CEUs but also remind you of all the anatomy and physiology you may have forgotten since OT school, and will leave you with so much clarity on your toughest cases. Grow your confidence and expand your clinical skills with us. Dysphagia, picky eating, development of oral motor skills? We've got you. 


We love parents.  We ARE parents and want to help parents master mealtime. Breast or bottle feeding troubles, Baby Led Weaning, picky eating- these  are our specialities. We are working hard to get our parent classes online with resources to support you with your most challenging mealtime issues. Sign up for emails and we'll notify you when our parent classes launch. Find answers and guidance in our blog and on our instagram account @feedersandgrowers. Looking for a feeding therapist? We're not providing 1-on-1 services but want to help you find someone near you who is qualified to give you the support you deserve. 





Expert guidance, immediately.


We are bringing our best in-person courses, online for medical professional (now available!) and parents (coming soon!). You want research-backed, practical information about feeding and mealtime without having to travel. We've heard you and we're on it.  


About Us

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

Anna A.

Occupational Therapist

"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!"

Lauren K.

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."


Occupational Therapist

"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."



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