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What to expect

At Children’s, we know how to assess and treat each child’s specific nutrition needs. During our initial, thorough nutrition assessment, we review your child’s growth history, feeding history, lab results and medications. If nutrition risks are identified, our dietitian manages your child’s clinical nutrition needs throughout the duration of his or her inpatient stay. Children who visit our outpatient clinics also receive comprehensive nutrition assessments, treatment and follow-up.

Meet the team

Our team of dietitians have mastered evidence based approaches to nutrition therapy as well as stay up to date on the latest nutrition research. All of our dietitians are registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and licensed with the State of Minnesota. Our team manager is:

Outcomes and research

Choosing where to bring your child for care is a major decision. We understand you want all the information you can get. And you want it in a clear, straightforward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.

Conditions and Services

Children’s provides specialized medical nutrition therapy to patients with a wide range of conditions including:

Dietitians

Good nutrition is central to the growth and development of all children. Our team of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN), provide nutrition care for infants, children and teens with a wide variety of conditions. We are experts in the nutrition needs of your growing child.

Traveling with food allergies

Traveling can be challenging with kids. It can be SUPER challenging when you are managing food allergies with children.