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Healthy eating for every age and stage of development
We work with children living with food allergies and developmental disabilities and other conditions that prevent them from eating or swallowing properly. We provide education, support and therapy to help them be successful eaters.
We teach families how to build healthy meals, snack smart and combat food allergies. Our pediatric nutrition team works to make healthy eating fun.
Conditions and treatments
Nutrition care for infants, children and teens
Our UW Health Kids experts evaluate and treat children with a wide range of conditions that affect eating, such as:
Failure to thrive
Healthy eating plans for your child
Our dietitians work with your family and other specialists to design the right eating plan for your child.
Diabetes and nutrition care
Feeding and swallowing therapy with speech therapists
Healthy eating for heart health
Programs and research
Focused infant nutrition care
If you're looking for help with feeding your child, UW Health Kids can provide guidelines for healthy eating. We focus on the specific needs of your baby or toddler based on their age and stage of development.
Feeding your baby (birth to 3 months)
Feeding your baby (4 to 6 months)
Feeding your baby (6 to 12 months)
Feeding your toddler (1 to 3 years)
Improving childhood nutrition through research
Our pediatric doctors and scientists study how to improve nutrition and feeding for all children. We research how nutrition impacts many conditions.
UW Health Kids
Our pediatric experts have served the special needs of children for more than 100 years. We focus on each child’s unique needs and offer social and emotional support to help you and your child face even the most complex condition. Our long history includes the creation of medical advances that save lives around the world. Together, we get your child back to health and enjoying being a kid.
Nutrition information and resources
Nutrition health facts
You can learn more about your child’s specific nutrition needs from these resources:
Healthy eating tips
Help with gaining weight
Vitamins and minerals