Need some feedback RD's. I recently had an outpt appt with father & son where son is Vegetarian (will eat only pepperoni pizza in diet). I really didn't want to say "hide blended veggies in foods" while son was present. Father states he was given a bottle recently and now does not want to consume foods. Will get Ensure 2x/day (morning/evening).

My question is - is this a texture sensor
recent by MIRDN15  ·  Jan 9 at 4:11 pm
Recent research has cast a pall on the fortification of our foods with iron, leading to many well respected medical professionals to question the amount of iron added to our foods. Studies have shown adverse effects when trying to supplement children in Africa for their apparent anemia, and this article is but one of many.

"Consistent with previous r
jmakin posted May 29 '16 at 2:51 am
I'm not a peds RD, so I need help on this one.

My daughter is a chunky 18months. 29# and 30th percentile for length.
I am careful about her intake, she was a very late walker, and my two other children were built this way at this age. She is also a cautious person, and has to be encouraged to be active.

The pediatrician suggests that I offer skim milk or low fat milk and discontinue whole
CC828 posted Mar 8 '16 at 8:07 pm
I have a question about insurance coverage for nutrition counseling for pediatric patients (mostly either overweight/obesity or underweight/picky eaters). I started a new job seeing outpatients, most have medicaid, but the services are not covered. I am not working directly with the pediatric clinic but just as a hospital dietitian. I just wanted to hear of other RD's working in pediatric clinic
Jmt89 posted Jan 27 '16 at 1:55 am
I'm not a student enrolled in dietary.

I actually had a question about my two year old daughter. She has real bad constipation. It's chronic and her doctor perscribed miralax and it seems to have stopped working. Her diet is half vegetarian (morning star from her mom) and a soy milk and meat diet at my house.

I know that morning star is high in GMO, is there anything I should know if that w
ewinn posted Jan 8 '16 at 8:02 pm
I’m just getting started in the NICU at my facility. We have a very small NICU, typically serving less than 5 babies at a time and the vast majority of these are late preterm infants. I have a question about NICU PPN:

A pharmacist approached me yesterday about creating a policy here for PPN in our NICU. She said central lines are very rarely placed because our babies aren&ac
I have a 10 year old girl who has exhibited signs and symptoms of ADHD, more often ADD over the course of the last few years. Not a picky eater, but definitely has a sweet tooth. Recently appears to get a facial eczema with certain fruits, so monitoring. Known allergy to Kiwi for past 7 years. This child has always had a sweet tooth. Will consume dairy foods, but not a big milk drinker unles
mixturemom posted Aug 27 '15 at 3:04 pm
I was recently contacted by a facility that was approved to participate in a head start program. They are on a time crunch to get this done but do not seem 100% organized.
I am looking for advice on what the current rate would be to review menus and ensure they match the necessary meal pattern for children 3-5 years old.

I believe there will be some allergy specific menus as well. The job wil
sharonku posted Mar 20 '15 at 3:26 pm
I live in San Francisco where has many regulation for selling beverages at schools. I am researching on kid drinks. I understand that water is the best beverage for kids, but our kids always love something sweet. What's your favorite kids' drink?

I am not quite sure the definition for 100% fruit juice. I saw concentrate juice on the ingredient list. Any advice?

RDE posted Jan 19 '15 at 4:38 am
I'm seeking assistance in setting up EHR for nutrition protocols for Diabetes treatment for pediatric population. I will like some guidance from dietitians who currently uses EHR to conduct nutrition assessment using the NCP process of care.
Any feedback in creating a checklist for various areas in the NCP process will be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance for your expeditious response.

ttel posted Sep 3 '14 at 9:22 pm
Hello! Have school-age kids and don't know what to pack as snacks for them? Well this is a crucial part of your child's nutrition seeing as how they spend almost their whole day in school. It's important to fuel your child's body with healthy snacks. Here is a list of some yummy but nutritious ideas!
• Raisin toast sandwich.
• Fruit.
• Sa
anthonyb posted Jan 15 '14 at 7:31 pm
I was wondering what other NICU RD's were using for their NAS babies. We have been using Sim Sensitive but with Abbotts planned change to 19 cal/oz for term formulas WIC will not provide (USDA requires 20 kcals/oz).

rdcd posted Jul 29 '13 at 1:52 pm
Most of my experience in dietetics is with adults. I am currently an outpatient counselor, but have recently acquired a consultant position at a pediatric hospital. I am familiar with the equation for determining nutrient needs for overweight children, as I frequently get consulted for such things on an outpatient basis, but what do you typically use to estimate nutrient needs for peds inpatient?
globi1017 posted Jul 27 '13 at 4:05 am
Someone please tell me:

A baby born at 32 weeks gestation is now 3 months old.
On a Fenton growth chart, are they plotted on the 44 week line?

Annan posted May 8 '13 at 3:08 pm
Hello, I have been asked how many milk servings should a child care provide? 3 milk servings (total 1 3/4 cup) or 2 milk servings are enough? This child care provides Breakfast, Lunch, Snack and Supper. Thank you in advance for your help.

LeahGoldstein posted Apr 16 '13 at 6:28 pm
I am trying to gather information regarding protocols in other NICUs for monitoring, prevention, and treating Rickets.
If anyone could pass along which labs they test and how frequently, which supplements and doses are used in prevention/treatment, and any variations in monitoring for VLBW babies, I would greatly appreciate it!

Thank you in advance!

ssnna posted Mar 4 '13 at 4:00 am
I will be working in pediatrics, mostly in outpatient (not a WIC clinic) with pregnant mom's and infants. Some of the cases the past RD has seen have been in failure to thrive babies, eating disorders, overweight children and gestational diabetes.
I did not receive any pediatrics experience in my internship. What are some good resources/books for a dietitian new to pediatrics? Thanks.

Got a question see if anyone may can help out with this example case study, Not familiar with pediatric nutrition
Full Term Infant 4 months old with DiGeorge Syndrome, had open heart and requiring 2 more surgeries. He is 23" and 11.5 lbs. Had laparotomy and Fundoplication. Is receiving g-tube (1-13oz can of Nutramigen with 9oz water and 5tbsp of Polycose mixed in.) He is receiving 2 boluses of 3
I'm looking for advice on a nutritionally-adequate milk substitute for my daughter, soon to be a year old. I'm an RD, but this is not my area of expertise. I've breastfed her for her first year, and she has a Class I allergy to whey (Class II peanut, as well). We have seen an allergist. Soy milk has been presented to me as an acceptable sub. several times, but I'm not comfortable with it due to i
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