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Nutrition Services

A child’s nutritional needs are essential to fuel the brain and body for proper health, growth and development. A pediatric nutritionist can be a key part of your interdisciplinary team for infants and children. Nutrition services assess the nutritional needs of the child. Our staff Registered Dietitian is actively involved in state and national professional organizations and will strive to provide the highest quality of nutrition services to all infants and children involved.

Nutrition Services include:

  • Nutritional history
  • Current dietary and caloric intake
  • Calculate current nutrient needs
  • Anthropometrical (height & weight) data
  • Food habits and preferences
  • Developing and monitoring appropriate dietary changes to address your child’s nutritional needs based on assessment
  • Monitoring your child’s weight and caloric intake

Reasons to request Nutrition Services:

  • Poor dietary intake whether quantity or quality of food
  • Poor growth/Malnutrition/Failure to Thrive
  • Overweight/Obesity
  • Food Allergies
  • Dietary restrictions (i.e. celiac disease, diabetes, gluten and casein free diet, etc.)
  • Feeding concerns
  • Gastrointestinal concerns
  • Tube feeding