Iron Deficiency in children
All our nutrition consultations are done via our telehealth online platform and app. Wherever you are, you can speak to our expert childrens dietitians & nutritionists.
Our process is simple
1. You book an initial consultation
2. You activate your practice better account (our online software)
3. We send you the pre-assessment forms
4. You will receive an email with your zoom link
5. You meet your dietitian.
Iron deficiency t can occur at many levels, from a mild deficiency all the way to iron deficiency anemia — a condition in which blood doesn't have enough healthy red blood cells.
What are the signs and symptoms of iron deficiency in children?
Cold hands and feet.
Slowed growth and development.
Abnormally rapid breathing.
How seeing one of our expert paediatric dietitian's can help;
Correct nutritional deficiency
Appropriate supplementation and dosages
Food pairings to enhance absorption
Nutritional analysis of current diet
Practical recommendations individualised to your child
Initial consultations are 60 minutes and together you and your paediatric dietitian will take into consideration your child's medical history, current feeding patterns, challenges, dietary needs, medications and preferences.
After your consultation you will receive detailed individualised advice and recommendations for your child. All reports and documentation will be shared via your personal secure account.
Follow ups will be arranged by your paediatric dietitian.
What to expect
An email will be sent to activate your telehealth portal. You can also download the ‘better by practice better’ app , and log in with your details
Complete the pre-assessment form and terms and conditions
Join the 1-1 consultation via the zoom link provided on the telehealth platform. Here you will meet your dietitian.