Dietitian (Paediatric)

Dietitian (Paediatric)


Comprehensive nutritional care for your child with our expert paediatric dietitians.

  • Individualised care plans
  • Fast access to care
  • Experienced specialists
  • Flexible consultation options

What Is a Paediatric Dietitian?

A paediatric dietitian specialises in the nutritional needs of infants, children and adolescents. As experts in this field, they play a crucial role in assessing and managing dietary requirements tailored to each stage of a child’s growth and development. Their work is essential in promoting optimal health, preventing nutritional deficiencies and managing various medical conditions through diet.

Why Might You Need a Paediatric Dietitian?

If your child faces challenges such as food allergies, restricted eating habits, growth concerns or nutritional deficiencies, consulting with a private paediatric dietitian can offer reassurance and support through offering bespoke nutritional advice and plans for each child’s individual dietary needs are being met.

Paediatric Dietitian Services We Offer

Our paediatric dietitian services cater to a diverse range of dietary and nutritional needs, providing case-specific dietary advice and treatment to manage specific conditions effectively.

Services we offer include:

Individual Nutritional Assessments

Comprehensive evaluations to understand each child’s nutritional status and needs.

Diet Planning for Specific Conditions

Tailored plans for conditions like food allergies or faltering growth.

Growth Monitoring

Reviewing growth history and current growth patterns ensure children are meeting their growth potential through proper nutrition.

Family Support

Empowering families with the knowledge and skills to support their child’s health.

Conditions That Can Benefit From Our Dietitian Services

Our paediatric dietitian services are instrumental in treating a variety of health conditions that affect children’s growth, development, and overall wellbeing. 

Conditions that can benefit from our dietitian services include:

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Support with diagnosis and management of IgE (immediate) and non IgE (delayed) food allergies. Support with introduction of allergens through the weaning diet and guidance on home introductions of allergens where appropriate.

Growth Concerns, Faltering Growth or Weight Management

Providing individualised guidance to support long term improvements in dietary intake. 

Selective Eating Food Refusal and Restricted Eating Habits

Individualised guidance and support to support introduction of new foods, supplementation where appropriate and improve overall dietary variety and diversity

Nutritional Deficiencies

Addressing diagnosed deficiencies or concerns on gaps in nutrition to support healthy growth and development.

Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

Offering guidance and support for those wishing to raise infants and children on a nutritionally balanced plant-based diet.

Why Choose Mid Ulster Clinic for Paediatric Dietitian Services?

We prioritise efficient and comprehensive paediatric dietetic services. Our patients benefit from short waiting times to access to experienced dietitians, flexible appointments and comprehensive management plans . We are committed to supporting families in the management of dietary concerns and conditions. We work closely with our paediatric consultants and can refer onto additional services where necessary.

Last Reviewed By A Medical Professional On 01/29/24