Robin spent five years working as a Pediatric Nutritionist in the Beth Israel Medical Center hospitals followed by an additional 5 years at NYC’s Early Intervention program. She has counseled families of babies in the Pediatric ICU, neurology unit, and in private practice who have allergies, developmental delays, feeding troubles, failure to thrive, and a variety of medical conditions.
Robin has presented extensive Pediatric Nutrition lectures to parents, teachers, and PTAs, as well as led hands-on activities to teach students about healthy eating and portion control at school Health and Wellness Fairs. Robin also assists various schools such as PS 6 (NYC), working with its administration, cafeteria, children, and parents to help schools best meet their nutrition needs.
Over the past 20 years, Robin has educated Moms and Dads on providing the best nutrition for their infants. By giving her proven tips and tricks for overall healthy feeding, as well as advice on how to manage more complicated medical diagnoses, Robin is here to help with all aspects of infant nutrition.
Discover how to eat healthfully while meeting the needs of your child, all within the context of the family and school environments. Robin can help you tackle the trouble with picky eaters, and show you how to get involved in the kitchen. She will ensure that your little ones are fueled on the field as well as in the classroom.
Adolescent/Teen NutritionAt a time when kids are growing, have shifting hormones/moods, and weathering pressure from daily life, proper nutrition is imperative. The right foods fuel improved concentration, sports performance, mood, hormone control, and even their skin. Robin can safely help your child meet their weight loss, weight/muscle gain goals, address picky eating, and allergies/intolerances. She can help work around medications that may affect appetite and eating patterns, including, but not limited to those prescribed for ADD/ADHD. Robin will educate and motivate your preteen or teen in meeting his or her Nutrition-related goals.
Nutrition for Academic ExcellenceHelp children perform up to their potential at school by contributing to the student curriculum or getting involved in school events and activities. I have presented extensive Pediatric Nutrition lectures to parents, teachers, and PTAs, as well as led hands-on activities to teach students about healthy eating and portion control at school Health and Wellness Fairs. I also assist various schools such as PS 6 (NYC), working with its administration, cafeteria, children, and parents to help schools best meet their nutrition needs.
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