Nutrition

A team of pediatric registered dietitians at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center provide a variety of clinical nutrition services to help improve children’s health. Our nutrition specialists provide care for infants, children and teens affected by a variety of medical conditions, including:

  • Critical illnesses
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Developmental delays
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive diseases and disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Failure to thrive
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Food allergies
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Obesity
  • Renal disease
  • Surgical procedures

Education is a key focus of the family-centered nutrition care provided at Connecticut Children’s. We work with your child and family one-on-one and in group settings to provide educational support. Our overall goal is to identify ways to keep your child healthy by eating foods that meet his or her specific medical needs.  

Our experienced nutritionists coordinate clinical nutrition counseling services with Connecticut Children’s specialists and community-based pediatricians who care for children in the areas of:

Connecticut Children’s offers the highest standard of care for nutritional issues while being sensitive to your child’s fears and unique needs.