Toddler Food Refusal - The Battle you will Never Win!

CPD
52m
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Lecture Overview

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.

Educators

Portrait of Michele Meehan
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 30 years 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. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD52m of CPD
First Published30 September 2017
Updated30 September 2017
Expires
04 February 2019
Topics
Nutrition
Midwifery
Maternal and Child Health
Diet
Community Nursing
Child and Family Health
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Neonatal
Paediatrics
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