Nutrition for Young Children

Nutrition for Young Children

Feeding young children can be a complex and demanding process and in the age of social media it may have become more overwhelming and confusing for you and your family.

There is a lot confusing advice and false information out there that make the task of feeding your kids a mountain to climb.

Ensuring your child is consuming a balanced diet and meeting all of their nutritional requirements is so important for their:

  • growth and development
  • prevention of chronic disease
  • development of a healthy relationship with food and
  • preventing fussy eating (just to name a few).

At the Nutrition Specialists, we provide child nutrition services to children of all ages to provide support and education across a variety of food and nutrition related problems.

We are passionate about:

  • Fostering healthy relationships with food
  • Preventing nutrition related diseases
  • Encouraging children to consume a wide variety of nutritious foods
  • Reducing pain and discomfort associated with meals
  • Creating fun and happy mealtimes
  • Supporting optimal growth and development

Our paediatric dietitians have extensive knowledge on how foods can help to nourish a growing body and how certain eating patterns can improve and prevent chronic conditions.

They will work collaboratively with your family to identify nutrition related issues and provide practical, individualised and specialised advice to improve your child’s health.

Our expertise in nutrition for young children include: 

  • Constipation and gut issues
  • Reflux and vomiting
  • Fussy eating & Feeding difficulties
  • Growth assessment and growth faltering 
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Iron deficiency
  • Infant and early life nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Supporting children to learn how to eat according to their hunger and fullness cues.
  • Building healthy school lunches and healthy snacks for children

If your child is experiencing any nutritional related complications or knowing what to feed them has become overwhelming for you, then please book in to see our dietitians.

You can book in through our website (HERE) or call us on (08) 9204 2588.