The foods your child eats are crucial to their overall health. If you have questions or concerns about your child’s nutrition, the board-certified physicians at Pediatric Associates, Inc. in Fort Wayne, Indiana, provide individualized nutrition counseling. Our team provides you with the tools you need to make the best decisions about your child's diet. To speak with a pediatrician about your child’s nutritional needs, call the office today or request an appointment online.
Food choices can have a significant impact on your child’s overall health. Whether your child is a newborn or a teenager, nutrition plays an important role in their mental and physical development. Many parents struggle with different aspects of their child’s nutritional needs, such as:
The pediatricians at Pediatric Associates, Inc. have extensive experience helping parents manage their child’s diet throughout the various stages of development. If you have questions or concerns about your child’s nutrition, the team is there to provide you with the support and information you need.
Both malnutrition and overnutrition are issues that parents can help their child avoid. In the United States, one in three children are overweight or obese. There are many steps you can take to help your child establish healthy eating habits, including:
If your child suffers from a nutrition problem, the team can provide you with the tools you need to improve your child’s health.
Pediatric Associates, Inc. is committed to keeping your child happy and healthy. During your appointment, your doctor provides individualized nutrition counseling. You and your doctor discuss your child’s diet and any concerns you have about their nutritional needs.
Your doctor gives you age-specific dietary information, as well as advice for handling issues like fussy eaters or food allergies.
The goal of a nutrition visit is to equip each parent with the tools they need to manage their child’s health and nutrition better. If your child’s nutritional needs require more focused attention, the team also provides referrals to pediatric dieticians.
A nutrition visit can take the guesswork out of managing your child’s diet. To schedule your child’s nutrition appointment, use the online booking system or call the office to speak with a team member.