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Paediatric and Neonatal Services

The Nutrition and Dietetics Neonatal, Paediatric and Adolescent Services team provides dietetic services to inpatients across Mater Mothers’ Special Care Nurseries, Mater Children's Private Brisbane and Mater Yound Adult Health Centre including:

  • neonatal nurseries
  • general medical
  • surgical
  • eating disorders and mental health services
  • cystic fibrosis and respiratory service
  • cystic fibrosis and respiratory service
  • endocrinology
  • gastroenterology
  • urology
  • orthopaedics

In addition to inpatient services, the Nutrition and Dietetics Paediatric and Neonatal team provides the following outpatient services:

Non-insured

  • neonatal short term follow up clinic
  • adolescent nutrition coaching (weight management)
  • provision of services to a range of specialist clinics including respiratory, cystic fibrosis, gastroenterology, endocrinology, orthopaedics, and urology

Insured clinics

A number of paediatric related packages are available through Mater Health and Wellness clinic, including a post natal nutrition care package (includes advice on infant nutrition and introducing solids) and the multidisciplinary feeding clinic.

Our paediatric dietitians in Health and Wellness specialise in:

  • allergies and food intolerances
  • faltering growth
  • fussy eating (including food refusal)
  • infant feeding
  • weight management
  • eating disorders
  • feeding for normal growth and development
  • all medical, surgical and gastrointestinal conditions
  • feeding therapies

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