Types of Feeding Problems and the New PFD Diagnosis
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The SOS Approach to Feeding is committed to helping professionals, parents, and caregivers understand the types of diagnoses for feeding/eating issues in children and adolescents. View the resources and information below to help you best support individuals through appropriate differential diagnosis including:
New Pediatric Feeding Disorder Diagnostic Code
Picky Eater vs Pediatric Feeding Disorder vs Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder – Decision Tree Download
Read how the ARFID diagnosis can unnecessarily contribute to stress around feeding and eating.
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Picky Eater vs Pediatric Feeding Disorder vs Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
Use this decision tree to help identify the differences between these diagnoses and accurately determine which diagnosis may be most appropriate
Pediatric Feeding Disorder is now officially a stand-alone diagnostic code (R code) in the U.S. International Classification of Diseases (ICD)
As of October 2021, Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) has been officially approved by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be a stand-alone diagnostic code (R code) in the U.S. International Classification of Diseases (ICD).