Carine is qualified and experienced to assess, identify and provide dietary treatment for a variety of diet related conditions in infancy, early years and primary school age children.  Do seek help when feeding difficulties are affecting your child’s sleeping, growing, family or school life.  Dietary treatment aims to meet nutritional needs, optimise growth and alleviate persistent symptoms or feeding difficulties.

Diet related conditions and feeding difficulties during infancy

  • Constipation or struggling to pass soft stools
  • Cow’s Milk Allergy
  • Growth faltering with no known cause
  • Persistent colic, screaming with feeding or abdominal pain
  • Persistent loose stools or diarrhoea
  • Poor feeding or feed refusal at the breast or bottle, small volumes with or without growth faltering
  • Undefined reactions to foods involving the skin or tummy eg. eczema or skin rashes
  • Weaning difficulties and food refusal or feeding aversion

throughout the early years and primary school

  • Adverse reactions to food or multiple foods
  • Chronic constipation – help to get off of medical treatment eg. Movicol/Lactulose
  • Persistent loose stools, diarrhoea and/or soiling
  • Chronic or extreme food refusal with or without sensory difficulties
  • Iron deficiency anaemia, nutrient deficiencies
  • Significant lack of progress to textured or family foods
  • Difficulties managing food-related behaviour
  • Weight concerns – either overweight or underweight
  • Coeliac condition