Clinical Nutrition Resources

For Parents and Caregivers

Breastfeeding and Lactation

Record your baby’s feedings, wet diapers, and stools for the first few weeks after he is born in this breastfeeding diary.

Get help as you breastfeed or pump milk for your baby with food allergies. Details include how to determine which foods your baby is allergic to and ingredients you should look for in the food you eat.

Find out how you can increase your milk supply as you pump milk for your child. Details also include possible causes of low milk supply when you’re pumping.

Find out why you should consider breastfeeding, the benefits to your baby, how to get started and more in this resource to help you during the first few weeks of breastfeeding.

Food Allergies

Learn about lactose intolerance, a condition that makes it difficult for some children to ingest the sugar (called lactose) in milk and dairy products.

For Children and Teens

GIKids provides easy to understand information about the treatment and management of these pediatric digestive conditions for children and parents.

Formula Feeding

General Nutrition Information

For parents looking to help their children gain weight, this resource offers tips to help you steer kids to higher calorie foods.

Get advice for creating high-calorie meals for your child who needs to gain weight. This handout includes tips for increasing calories in common breakfast, lunch and dinner foods.

Help your picky eater meet his nutritional needs. Details include how you can model healthy eating habits and how to deal with common feeding behaviors.

Learn about what fiber is, how much fiber your child needs a day, and why fiber is important in everyone’s diet.

Learn how to make a variety of finger foods to introduce to your child, including cheese surprise sandwich, banana strips and teething biscuits.

Find out how to introduce a variety of finger foods to your child with this handout, which includes favorite finger foods you may want to try with your child.

Learn how to introduce your child to a wide variety of foods and flavors while still eating foods that are both safe and age-appropriate.

Learn how to make high protein breakfast drinks, peanut butter shakes and other fun nutritional supplements for children who need help gaining weight.

This resource gives information about specific foods, condiments, and liquids that can be added to your child’s diet to help her gain weight.

Find out how to introduce high-calorie snacks into your child’s diet every few hours to help her gain weight.

Use this resource to help you stay healthy during your pregnancy. Food, drink and other items to avoid during pregnancy are included.

This educational tool helps you learn more serving sizes, types of fat, carbohydrates, fiber and other ingredients.

If getting your child to eat vegetables is a struggle, you’re in good company. This resources can help you add vegetables and nutrients to your child’s diet.

Learn about toddler feeding habits, including normal toddler eating behaviors and when to see a doctor about your child’s eating behaviors.

This information reviews the vegetarian diet and how to meet the nutritional needs of children and adolescents on a vegetarian diet.


Is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. provides practical information to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. The online resources and tools can empower people to make healthier food choices for themselves, their families, and their children.

This resource can help your family establish heart-healthy eating habits. Included is a food chart to help your choose which foods are best for your heart and which to avoid.


The AAP is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

This site offers expert advice, nutrition and storage information, shopping tips, healthy menus and recipes, kid-friendly recipes and healthy tips.

This is a program founded by the National Dairy Council and NFL to empower students to take charge in making small, everyday changes at school.

ILCA is the professional association for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants® and other healthcare professionals who care for breastfeeding families.

Find comprehensive breastfeeding information, online forums and support groups, FAQs, conferences, an international online store, and more.

This is a non-profit organization, funded by the national dairy checkoff program, committed to nutrition education and research-based communications. provides easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government.

Find credible, accurate and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.

This program provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, healthcare referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women.

This is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics and world hunger.