Michele Meehan
30 September 2017

Toddler Food Refusal - The Battle you will Never Win!

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.


27 May 2018
I found this helpful not sure that the educator was a bit contending with some of her comments
29 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
24 Apr 2018
Excellent informative lecture
18 Apr 2018
Very informative
17 Apr 2018
I enjoyed this educational session online

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