Dietetics & Nutrition for Children

Dietitians support people of all ages, including children, to eat well to promote good health and wellbeing.

We provide support and advice about:

  • Building a healthy relationship with food and your child’s body
  • Food for babies and children, including how much to give
  • Food allergies/intolerances
  • Fussy eating
  • Achieve good health by eating a varied & enjoyable diet
  • Food shopping, meal planning and preparing low cost healthy meals
  • Eating well to support good mental health
  • Nutrition during pregnancy

Support is offered through individual consultations at our West Heidelberg and Greensborough sites and groups presentations.

Nutrition for Babies, Toddlers and Mums

Our Eat Well Play Well program offers nutrition education sessions on:

  • Introducing Solids
  • Toddler Nutrition
  • Fuelling your Body and Being Active after Pregnancy

The sessions which are run by Dietitians with input from a Physiotherapist and other Allied Health workers are held on Tuesday mornings at 10am during school terms.
For current dates and to register to attend please click here.
A gold coin donation on the day is welcomed.

Our Eat Well Play Well series is now available as a series of videos capturing key information for those unable to attend one of the sessions.


Referrals are welcome from parents, carers, health professionals and other community service providers. Contact Referral & Intake on 9450 2000 or ask one of our receptionists to speak to a Referral & Intake worker.


Interpreters are provided.


Fees may apply, depending on your family’s income level. Paediatric services are free for low-income families or low income families who have a Health Care Card. Contact Referral & Intake for further details on 9450 2000.

Adult dietetics & nutrition

Please visit our Dietetics service page if you are seeking adult dietetics & nutrition support.
Adult nutrition education is offered to several groups run at Banyule Community Health, including the Diabetes Support Group and the Make a Move falls prevention group.


Healthy Eating tips for Families

Acknowledgement: Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Visit the Department of Health and Aged Care website ( for more information.

Disclaimer: Although funding for these Allied Health services has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.

Contact us to book an appointment on 9450 2000.