350 El Molino Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88005, US

REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST

Sara M. Flores Pediatric Dietitian

What is a Pediatric Dietitian and what do they do?

Pediatric dietitians specialize in the treatment of children from birth to 18 years of age. Pediatric  nutrition is a  highly specialized field since infants and children are continuously growing and developing. 

There are several diagnoses that are specific to infants and children that have unique nutritional needs.


Pediatric Dietitian have nutritional  expertise in many areas for example:


  • Breastfeeding
  • Prematurity and infant feeding
  • Food Allergies and sensitivity
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Digestive problems
  • Growth failure

There are several pediatric Illnesses or  and medical diagnosis that can have nutrition or feeding complications. For example:


  • Trisomy 21
  • cardiac  defects
  • cerebral palsy
  • developmental disabilities
  •  Trauma
  • Chronic respiratory issues
  • Tube feedings
  • IV nutrition
  • Some Chromosomal and genetic diagnosis requiring  nutritional or feeding intervention


Experience Matters

Sara Flores RDN is a pediatric nutrition expert and has been specializing in pediatric nutrition for more than 25 years. Sara has  an extensive neonatal, pediatric, adolescent nutrition background who  has experienced in providing nutrition care for infants and children in many settings: such as in the home, school, office, clinic, residential treatment facilities and hospitals.

El Paso Community associates

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Feeding Matters Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Feeding difficulties in young children

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GI Kids

GI Kids provides easy to understand information about the treatment and management of digestive issues

https://www.gikids.org/

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