Toddler Food Refusal - The Battle you will Never Win!

52m of CPD
Michele Meehan
04 February 2016

Although toddlers are a delightful and trying challenge, food provides a perfect medium for the struggle for independence. Many toddlers use food to test their power, but others can create scenarios that gradually restrict their diet by avoiding new foods, or creating meal times that are a nightmare for the whole family.


Michele Meehan


Michele Meehan is a Maternal and Child Health Nurse currently working in her private practice, 'Parenting Matters', and lecturing on child health topics. Prior to this, she worked for 30years at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, as a Clinical Nurse Consultant. Michele holds a Master’s Degree in Health Science - Parent and Infant Mental Health, and wrote her minor thesis on the topic of 'Infant food refusal'. Her qualifications also include midwifery, community health nursing, health education and counselling and psychotherapy.


Renee McDonald - Kettle20 Aug 2018
Very interesting

Glenda Goodwin27 May 2018
I found this helpful not sure that the educator was a bit contending with some of her comments

Wilhelmina Hobbs29 Apr 2018
I recommend this education to every single person who has to try to feed a child. It should be part of prenatal care

Aimee Rattenbury24 Apr 2018
Excellent informative lecture

Devika Nandanimala18 Apr 2018
Very informative

Sarah Peacock17 Apr 2018
I enjoyed this educational session online

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