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Welcome to Child Nutrition

Miriam Raleigh is a Paediatric Dietitian with over 10 years of experience helping children and their families with a range of nutrition concerns.

Miriam provides one-on-one consultations to families in Melbourne, as well as via Telehealth to families in Rural Victoria, Interstate and Internationally.

Miriam also provides group sessions to mothers groups, school parent groups and corporate teams about childhood nutrition topics to help ensure our next generation grow into healthy adults.

Latest Posts

    • 14/09/2017
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    Is your child a suitable candidate for a Telehealth Appointment?

    Is your child a suitable candidate for a Telehealth Appointment?

    Who Do Telehealth Appointments Suit? As a general rule, dietetic appointments are well suited to the Telehealth style of appointment. For many people though, it feels strange to consider attending a medical appointment while sitting in your living room. If the appointment regarding your child's nutritional concern does not require regular measurements (ie height and
    • 29/07/2017
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    Telehealth Appointments – See your dietitian without leaving home

    Telehealth Appointments – See your dietitian without leaving home

    What is Telehealth? Telehealth is the use of videoconferencing (in this case Skype) for an appointment with your dietitian when you are unable to attend in person. This may be due to living rurally or interstate, or simply due to inability to travel to our clinic locations. What happens at a Telehealth Appointment? A Telehealth
    • 05/06/2017
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    When is the right time to introduce solids?

    When is the right time to introduce solids?

    This is a source of much confusion for lots of mums with some sources suggesting that solids can be commenced from 4 months (17 weeks of age), and other authorities suggesting exclusive breast or bottle feeds until 6 months of age. It is thought that a baby will be ready to start solids between 4-6
    • 01/06/2017
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    Probiotics – What’s all the fuss about?

    Probiotics – What’s all the fuss about?

    Many people these days are talking about our gut microbiome and the effect it is having on our health. We thought we would take the opportunity to explain a bit about probiotics and prebiotics and where they might help you, and your children with some common illnesses and discomforts. Probiotics Probiotics are "live microorganisms that, when administered