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 Melanie Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC

Melanie Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC

Feeding Philosophies
3060 Alta Laguna Boulevard
Laguna Beach, CALIFORNIA 92651

I am a pediatric registered dietitian nutritionist and a board certified lactation consultant with a Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition. PEDIATRIC NUTRITION COUNSELING: picky eating, poor weight gain, food allergies, Prader-Willi Syndrome, weight management, vegetarian/vegan, tube feedings, Celiac Disease, eating disorders and group education sessions. LACTATION CONSULTING: latch technique, making milk, pumping, breastfeeding while working, safe medications, breast surgery, multiples, and group education sessions I am a contributor to The Huffington Post and lecture frequently about Prader-Willi Syndrome.

  • Neonatal Nutrition
  • Writing for Online and Print
  • Lactation Nutrition/Breast Feeding
  • Eating Disorders
  • Food Allergies
  • Public Speaking, Lecturing
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Vegetarianism
Work History

Pacify: September 2014-present Chief Medical Officer Private Practice: 2003-present University of Chicago Medical Center: 1998-2005 Clinical Dietitian (Burn Unit, PICU, NICU, outpatient pediatric clinics)


Master's of Science (MS): Clinical Nutrition at Rush University, Chicago, Illinois. Bachelor of Art's (BA): Chemistry and Spanish at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Focus Age

infancy to 18 years old


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group & Women's Health Group, International Lactation Consultant Association, Prader-Willi Syndrome California, Food Allergy Research and Education

Payment Methods

Check, Cash, Credit Card

  • Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Rush University Medical Center