Children’s National offers comprehensive nutrition services for children with complex nutritional needs. The program’s team includes international experts in the field, one of the most experienced teams in the country. Our specialists ensure that your child receives the nutrients critical for health, growth, and development.
Services include advanced pediatric gastroenterological treatment from a multidisciplinary team that includes dieticians, nurses, physician assistants, and physicians.
The nutrition team treats children with special nutrition needs, including those who require gastronomy or jejunal tube feeding, and inpatients who need close monitoring of their nutrient intake. Additionally, Children’s National offers the highest level of specialized care for children requiring home parenteral nutrition. Common care services provided:
Children’s gastroenterologists work closely with other specialists to see that the needs of every patient are met, including specialists from the Divisions of Hearing and Speech, Psychiatry, and Developmental Pediatrics. Children’s Feeding Disorders Program evaluates children who are picky eaters with associated medical conditions and those diagnosed with failure to thrive.Care for children with severe nutritional complications is managed in a daycare program jointly run by Children’s National Medical Center and the Hospital for Sick Children.
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Our gastroenterology experts provide expert diagnosis and treatments for children with digestive, liver, and nutrition disorders.
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During the holiday season, gathering around the dinner table is an especially meaningful time for parents, children, relatives, and friends. It’s also a good opportunity to focus on helping a child who refuses to eat, or one who doesn’t want to stop eating.
This is the second in a series about feeding disorders as researched by Children’s National psychiatrist Irene Chatoor, MD.
This is the third in a series about feeding disorders as researched by Children’s National psychiatrist Irene Chatoor, MD.
This is the first in a series about feeding disorders as researched by Children’s National psychiatrist Irene Chatoor, MD.