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Children’s Dietetics

We provide services to children aged 0-12 years

Paediatric Dietetics

The DPV Health Paediatric Dietetics team is committed to helping children to grow and be healthy, with a focus on Healthy Eating for good healthy, growth and development. A Paediatric Dietitian works with your child and your family to ensure your child is able to meet their nutritional needs. Nutrition plays a very important part in your child’s growth, development and learning.

We provide services to children aged 0-12 years.

Our services include:

  • Assessment
  • Therapy (group or individual)
  • Education to families, carers and professionals
  • Liaison with others involved in your child’s care; including a Maternal and Child Health Nurse, kinder and school
  • Referrals to other healthcare professionals, if needed

We will work with you and your child to increase the nutritional quality of your child’s diet, increase the variety in your child’s diet, increase wellbeing through managing symptoms such as constipation, provide support and ideas for healthy meals you can prepare, and monitor and support expected growth and development through the nutritional adequacy of your child’s diet.

We can assist you with:

  • Fussy, selective, or poor eating
  • Managing food allergies and intolerances
  • Introducing solids, and assisting with progressing through to textured foods
  • Underweight or poor growth
  • Bowel problems; constipation
  • Overweight
  • Concerns about general healthy eating


Please note there is a client co-payment for this service (exc NDIS & HCPs):

Clients with a valid healthcare card: $10.30 per visit

For more information on fees click here.

Who can use this service

This service is for children aged 0 – 12 years and their parents/carers.

We accept self-referrals, and referrals from GPs, paediatricians, specialists, maternal and child health nurses, other health professionals, carers and family members.

How to make an appointment

To book call 1300 234 263 (select option 4).

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Call us on 1300 234 263 and select option 4, all other health services. DPV Health has extensive experience with national accreditation which meets all required standards to deliver evidence-based outcomes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please note there is a client co-payment for this service –
Healthcare Card / Pension Card holders: $10.10
Non-Healthcare Card / Pension Card holders: Based on income range assessment.

For more information on fees click here.

Take make an appointment call: 1300 234 263, select option 4 (All Other Health Services)

This program can be accessed Monday-Friday 9:00am-5pm, subject to availability.

During the initial consult appointment, the therapist will discuss your child’s background information regarding your child’s development via a case history. Your child may also be required to complete an assessment in the initial appointment. Following assessment, you will discuss with your therapist which of the may be appropriate:

  • Referral to another agency
  • No further contact as the child’s development is age appropriate
  • Further assessment
  • Referral to other disciplines
  • Therapy program and joint goal setting
  • Home program and review

This service can be accessed at the below DPV Health locations:

42-48 Coleraine Street
Broadmeadows VIC

55 Craigieburn Road
Craigieburn VIC 3064

Mill Park
20 Civic Drive
Mill Park VIC 3082

230 Cooper Street
Epping VIC 3076

Meadow Heights
21-27 Hudson Circuit
Meadow Heights VIC

40-42 Walnut Street
Whittlesea VIC 3757

Mickleham North
82-90 St Georges
Boulevard Mickleham
VIC 3064

Do you have any more questions?

1300 234 263

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