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Feeding Toddlers: Nutrition for Growth and Development

This course will cover developmental milestones and how they relate to self-feeding, nutrient needs of toddlers, meal patterns, and common meal time concerns.

This course will cover developmental milestones and how they relate to self-feeding, nutrient needs of toddlers, meal patterns, and common meal time concerns.

Learning objectives for this course include:

  • Understand toddler development milestones and how they relate to self-feeding.
  • Detail the nutrient needs during the toddler years and how they impact growth and development.
  • Understand toddler serving sizes and appropriate food choices.
  • Identify common toddler mealtime concerns and potential solutions.

Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD.

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Your Instructor


Jessica Barnes, PhD, RDN, LD
Jessica Barnes, PhD, RDN, LD

Dr. Jessica Barnes received her PhD in nutrition from Texas Woman's University. Her research focused on food preference development and creating materials to help preschoolers become familiar with healthy foods. She has worked with families and communities as a clinical and community Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.


Course Curriculum


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  Introduction
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  Part 1: Toddler Growth & Development
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  Part 2: Energy and Nutrient Needs
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  Part 3: Food Groups and Toddler Serving Sizes
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  Part 4: Common Mealtime Concerns and Solutions
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  Conclusion
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
Course expires one year from date of purchase.

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