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Child Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic Riverstone

Are you looking for nutrition, dietetics and feeding therapy for infants and children up to age 16 near Riverstone?

Our experienced team of paediatric dieticians and nutritionists provide support for children from our office near Riverstone. We can also visit your home, childcare centre, school or playgroup in Riverstone.

Growing Early Minds has been helping children to reach their potential since 1994. We’re a registered NDIS and Medicare provider, and we’re here to support you and your family.

As leaders in early intervention and disability support, we are committed to working with your family and tailoring a program to suit your child’s needs.

What is nutrition and dietetics?

Nutrition and dietetics are all about how the food we eat can impact our health and wellbeing. For many children and families, mealtimes can be challenging. Gastrointestinal conditions, feeding aversions and food allergies can all play a role in the experience, and require particular attention to ensure your child is getting the nutrients and support they need.

Growing Early Minds dieticians teaching children about nutrition

How nutrition and dietetics services near Riverstone can help your child

When your child gets the nutrients and support that they need, it can have a profound impact on their overall health and wellbeing. Getting nutritional support helps to:

  • Improve the variety and nutritional intake in your child’s diet
  • Promote optimal growth and development
  • Overcome fussy eating and food aversions
  • Develop a healthy relationship with food
  • Create positive mealtime experiences
  • Improve food-related gut symptoms

Child nutrition and dietetics can benefit children in Riverstone with a diverse range of needs and abilities including:

  • Gastrointestinal conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, reflux, coeliac disease
  • Developmental delay or disability, including Autism or diabetes
  • Eating disorders, growth faltering or are malnourished
  • Weight management e.g. overweight or underweight
  • Nasogastric and PEG management/weaning
  • Nutrient deficiencies e.g. iron deficiency
  • Fussy, selective or picky eating habits
  • Food allergies and food intolerances

Our Dietetic and Nutrition specialist at a table with children eating

Our qualified and experienced Riverstone paediatric dieticians implement a range of evidence-based techniques and games that keep children engaged while also having fun! 

When you choose to work with one of our experienced and registered Riverstone dieticians, you can be sure your child is in a safe, supportive and positive environment.  

You will be actively involved in your child’s assessment and treatment, as the support of family is vital for success. Where appropriate, we’ll also collaborate with your child’s school, childcare centre, doctors and other health professional to ensure your child has the best chance of fulfilling their potential. 

Two children and their carers enjoy some lunch at Growing Early Minds

What else do we offer?

Our experienced team of health professionals are committed to getting the best outcomes for your child using high-quality, evidence-based practices.

  • Speech-language pathology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Psychology
  • Autism diagnosis
  • Behaviour support
  • Cogntive assessments
  • Therapy groups

We offer training for families and educators, so you can support children at home and in the classroom. We also run various school holiday programs and free playgroups for children near Riverstone.

Why choose Growing Early Minds?

Our experienced team of health professionals are committed to getting the best outcomes for your child using high-quality, evidence-based practices.

Growing Early Minds is a community-based, not-for-profit organisation that’s big enough to provide the services you need, but small enough to maintain a personal touch.

Our Riverstone team:

  • are qualified, experienced and registered health professionals with expertise in their fields
  • can provide telehealth services that allow you to access a wide range of therapies, no matter your location
  • are NDIS ready and can help you to access NDIS services
  • use evidence-based practices to help your child fulfil their potential
  • are about making children’s lives better, not profits.

Feeding Therapy For Children

Riverstone is a town in Western Sydney known for its friendly people, new housing developments and recreation activities including parks and the outdoor swimming pool. Its affordability and convenient location have made it a popular spot for families. In 1994, Growing Early Minds to set up its clinic in Blacktown, near Riverstone. Since then, we have continued to work with families in Riverstone by providing support for their children and the local community.

Opening hours

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday – By Appointment

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How to find us

Address: Growing Early Minds, Level 1/217-219 Blacktown Rd, Blacktown NSW 2148

Phone: (02) 9622 8500

Growing Early Minds Riverstone

Directions: Growing Early Minds is located on Blacktown Road.  It is 3km from Blacktown station via Main St, Blacktown Rd and Blacktown Rd/Prospect Hwy, or 2.8 km from Seven Hills station via Seven Hills Rd. It is 1.7 km from Blacktown Hospital.

Parking: There’s ample parking on site and around the corner in Vesuvius Street.

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