Has your child been diagnosed with Celiac disease? Starting a gluten free diet can lead to a lot of questions. And sometimes kids are having some growth concerns that needs to be addressed along with the diet. Let us help you navigate next steps. We provide education on the gluten free diet including label reading, cross-contamination concerns, dining out, balancing nutrition with a dietary restriction and knowing what dietary supplements are necessary to get your child back to thriving.
Food allergies can be tricky. Is skin prick or blood testing better? Are there other tests we should be considering? How do we determine what to eliminate if we have a positive test but no symptoms? What supplements should we be considering? Is my child’s diet still balanced enough to meet the needs for growth? These are common questions parents encounter.
Whether your child has IgE allergies, FPIES, milk protein intolerance or EoE, we can help. Families typically feel relieved and more confident when they are equipped with information to make good dietary choices for their child. We provide education including label reading, cross-contamination concerns, dining out, balancing nutrition with a dietary restriction and knowing what dietary supplements are necessary to get your child back to thriving.
“Betsy engaged my daughter in the process to learn about celiacs disease and how to perform well as an athlete.” – T.S.
“So happy to have found this practice! I really think it will help our family.” – J.M.
“It feels good to know that my son is being supported on this difficult journey to success. My son is very happy and comfortable to see Betsy at every appointment. He’s gaining weight as we follow her guidance.” – K.W.
Did you know that constipation is the most frequent health-related complaint at pediatrician visits? While common, it’s still annoying! Constipation can cause stomach aches and poor appetite. Poorly managed constipation can even land a child in the ER! Fluids, fiber, exercise and healthy foods can all help treat and prevent further problems. We can help you identify dietary causes and create an action plan!
Other GI Diagnoses
Our dietitians have worked with Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, IBS, Reflux (GER), lactose intolerance, other carbohydrate intolerance, pancreatitis, Hirschprung’s disease, SBS, malaborptive issues, slow motility/gastroparesis, and more. We can offer guidance on symptom management and diet planning to get your child on the right track.