Practical, sustainable, realistic, and evidence based nutrition advice for your family!

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What A Registered Dietitian Can Do For You!

Growing healthy eaters is an 18-year journey that begins with their first adventure with solid food! It’s exciting to introduce new foods and watch your baby’s face as they go through an array of “tasting emotions”. Feeding however isn’t always the easiest task and many parents struggle with:

  • Knowing what their child needs for every stage of growth and development or
  • How to get their child to eat a variety of foods
  • How to deal with their picky eater
  • Navigating around allergies or intolerances
  • Perfecting a well-balance diet

As parents we can’t know it all and it’s okay to ask for help! At Potomac Pediatrics we’re part of your medical home and we want to help you with your feeding struggles. Our Registered Dietitian, Jane Henley, has designed seminars for parents that are geared to provide you with information and tools you need to successfully introduce healthy balanced meals. These unique classes focus on:

  • Development
  • Nutrients
  • Portion sizes
  • Eating habits
  • Correcting and preventing common food battles

Areas we can assist you and your child

  • Failure to Thrive
  • Toddler Feeding Issues
  • Developmentally appropriate feeding recommendations
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Vegetarianism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Nutrition Education Programs
  • Weight Management
  • Supporting Peak Athletic Performance
  • Prevention of Adult Cardiovascular Disease
  • Supplemental Food Programs

Initial Consultation

Prior to your initial consultation please complete the assessment and questionnaire below.

  1. Complete Consultation Forms:
    1. Nutrition Assessment
  2. Verify Insurance Benefits:
    1. We are credentialed with Insurance companies, however; Nutrition benefits are policy specific. Please call the 1-800 number on the back of your insurance card or login to your insurance website to verify your child’s nutrition benefits.
    2. If your policy doesn’t offer nutrition benefits contact our office to learn about our affordable discounted self-pay options.
    3. Complete Nutrition Waiver

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Nutrition Resources 

Recipe of the Month!

Baked Blueberry Oatmeal Cups

Serves: 12

Prep time: 5mins

Cook time: 20mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cup – oats, dry
  • 1 teaspoon – baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon – salt
  • 1 teaspoon – cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup – banana
  • 2 tablespoon – coconut oil
  • 1 cup – milk
  • 2 tablespoon – honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon – vanilla extract
  • 1 medium – egg
  • 1 cup – blueberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a muffins pan!
  2. In a medium bowl, add oats, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  3. In a separate bowl mash banana, add coconut oil, milk, honey, vanilla extract and eggs.
  4. Combine wet and dry ingredients and then fold in blueberries.  You can use fresh or frozen berries.
  5. Fill muffins tins evenly, they won’t rise too much so you don’t need to leave room for rising.  Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.  Serve warm!