nutrition care

The hospitals of Bon Secours Richmond Health System provide comprehensive care for children with nutritional disorders and special dietary needs. Registered dieticians are important members of the care team. They are specially trained in nutrition science with experience in childhood growth and development and the management of specialized pediatric nutritional needs.

Our nutrition care services include:

  • In-depth nutrition assessment
  • Individualized medical nutrition therapy for children
  • Patient and family education on therapeutic diets, specialized formula preparation and meal planning
  • Consultation with the patient's primary physician to provide nutritional recommendations
  • Coordination of care with the medical team

We will work with you and your child on nutritional problems that include:

  • Disease-specific diets
  • Failure to thrive
  • Childhood obesity
  • Diabetes management
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Developmental feeding issues
  • Nutrition support

We'll partner with you to create a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere for you and your child. We will take the time to explain your child's nutritional needs so you fully understand the medical concerns. We can also help you develop an effective, realistic, and healthy meal plan for your child that considers your lifestyle and your child's individual needs and preferences. At Bon Secours, your child's health is our first concern.

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