Nutrition

PEDIATRIC NUTRITION

PRENATAL  ǀ INFANTS  ǀ  TODDLERS  ǀ  CHILDREN

Growth concerns: Infants/children with poor or slow weight gain.

Picky eating: Get strategies to optimize your toddler/child’s nutrition.

Weight management: Children/adolescents with weight management issues.

Nutritional care for those with feeding tubes.

Digestive concerns: Infants/children struggling with digestive issues.

Food sensitivities or allergies

Eating disorders

PRENATAL NUTRITION

Optimize your nutrition BEFORE you get pregnant, to ensure a healthy pregnancy.

Complete nutrition assessment and care plan for all stages of pregnancy and lactation.

 

Stacey Segal BScA, MSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian from The Hospital for Sick Children.

Experience a relaxed, non-judgemental consultation and provide your child with the best nourishment possible. Stacey specializes in optimizing infants and kids’ nutrition. Stacey believes in making realistic and individualized recommendations in collaboration with parents. Receive recipes, tips on how to ensure your kids have a balanced diet and tips on how to relieve the stress of the family meal. Stacey will listen to your family’s food values and match her recommendations to the way YOUR family eats.

ABOUT STACEY

Stacey is a Registered Dietitian with 10 years of experience in pediatrics and the mom of 2 little eaters. Stacey is currently a staff dietitian at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. She has a BScA in Food Science from the University of British Columbia and an MSc in Nutritional Science from the University of Toronto. She completed her dietetic internship at the London Health Sciences Centre. Stacey is the author of ‘Nutrition During Pregnancy’ and ‘Nutrition Before Pregnancy’ on the world-renowned website ‘About Kids Health’. In addition to her work with medically complex patients, Stacey is the founder of the Pediatric and Prenatal Nutrition Clinic at GSH Medical. GSH Medical is not affiliated with The Hospital for Sick Children.

HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH STACEY

You do not need a doctor’s referral.
Call 416-789-2449
NOTE: All appointments are 45 minutes, as follow up appointments involve lots of discussion with tips and strategies.

INSURANCE COVERAGE

Many insurance companies and health spending accounts will cover Registered Dietitian/Nutrition services. All appointment receipts include the Dietitian’s registration number. Please check with your insurance company/health spending account to see if you have coverage.

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT

Growth chart or weights/heights (the more the better).
3 day dietary record (just write down everything your child typically eats/drinks in a day)
Only bring your child with you if you would like your child to be involved in the discussion about their nutrition, OR if you are concerned about their growth (in which case a clinical nutritional status assessment will be done).

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