Why choose Connecticut Children’s Nutrition Services

Connecticut Children’s team of pediatric registered dietitians provide care for infants, children and teens affected by a variety of medical conditions, including critical illnesses, developmental delays and food allergies.

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Programs & Services

Our nutrition specialists provide care for infants, children and teens affected by a variety of medical conditions, including:

  • Bariatric Care
  • Eating Disorders
  • Failure to thrive/trouble gaining weight
  • Feeding difficulties/picky eaters
  • Food allergies
  • General Healthy Eating
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Kidney disease
  • Malnutrition
  • Non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
  • Oncology support
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Tube feeding management
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
  • Weight Management

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:

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Nutrition services are provided at Connecticut Children’s locations throughout the state.

Exterior view of Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center – Hartford

282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Exterior view of 4 Corporate Drive in Shelton

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Shelton (4 Corporate Dr.)

4 Corporate Drive, Suite 282
Shelton, CT06484
United States

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Westport

191 Post Road West
Westport, CT06880
United States

Exterior view of 399 Farmington Ave in Farmington

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Farmington (399 Farmington Ave.)

399 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

Exterior view of 100 Retreat Ave in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Primary and Specialty Care Center – Hartford (100 Retreat Ave.)

100 Retreat Avenue
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Exterior view of 10 Columbus Blvd in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Hartford (10 Columbus Blvd.)

10 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT06106
United States

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Resources for Parents

The American Diabetes Association lead funds research, delivers services to communities, provides information, and advocates for people affected by diabetes.

Dole 5 a Day educates children, parents, and teachers about why fruits and vegetables are so good for nutrition and health. There are many videos, articles, recipes and other activities that will inspire your family to eat healthy foods.

ChooseMyPlate.gov features practical information and tips to help families and their children build healthier diets. Small changes can make a difference! This website includes much of the consumer and professional information that your kids get in school and can help everyone in your family make healthy choices. 

FARE is the trusted source of information related to food allergy and anaphylaxis. Committed to raising awareness, providing advocacy and advancing allergy research, this network provides education and support to parents who need help managing their children’s food allergies.

Super Healthy Kids combines a wide variety of information about healthy eating for all age groups with dozens of kid friendly recipes and meal plan ideas. In addition, parents can choose to sign up to receive comprehensive meal plans that include shopping lists and preparation instructions to help make meal time simple and delicious.