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Infant Feeding Part 3: Weaning

Infant Feeding Part 3: Weaning

Infant Feeding Part 3: Weaning

Catherine Elwig
Catherine Elwig
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 20 Apr 2018
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This session covers the main aspects of weaning including the timings of introduction to textures, the triggers for weaning and the behavioural aspects of weaning. The session also includes topics on key nutrients during weaning and vitamin supplementation, as well as weaning the preterm and allergic infant. This session was reviewed by Amanda Avery and updated in February 2017.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
● Advise on when individual babies should begin weaning
● Describe how to advise parents on the progressional stages of weaning including appropriate foods and the importance of self-feeding
● Explain the specific requirements for weaning preterm infants and infants at high risk of allergy
● List the current recommendations on vitamin A and D supplementation
Catherine Elwig

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Catherine Elwig
on behalf of Health Education England

Catherine Elwig, BSc Hons, PG Dip diet, SRD, is the Clinical Lead for Paediatric Dietetics at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

She is a state registered paediatric dietician with over 12 years’ experience who has worked for the past 10 years in a leading London teaching hospital.

During this time she has specialised in several areas of paediatric nutrition, in particular Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, as well as in more general paediatric issues such as feeding difficulties, obesity, diabetes and allergies.

Over the past 10 years she has worked both in the NHS and as an independent practitioner.

As well as seeing patients, she writes and trains other health professionals.

Katie is an active member of the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and the Paediatric Group of the BDA.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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