Rachel George – Paediatric Dietitian

– Rachel George –
Accredited Practising Dietitian
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
BAppSc(Exercise and Sports Science)

Rachel is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 17 years experience. She has worked both interstate and overseas, and spent the last 6 years at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide. Her experience includes the nutritional education and care of children with diabetes, enteral tube fed children, gastrointestinal problems and diseases, fussy eating, failure to thrive, neonatal care, congenital heart disease and cancer. She has also provided education to pregnant women in the area of general pregnancy nutrition and gestational diabetes. Rachel has been involved in lecturing, tutoring and clinical supervision to Nutrition and Dietetic Students from Flinders University.

Rachel enjoys working with infants and children to ensure they receive the appropriate nutrition to support their ongoing growth and development. She has experience with fussy and problem eating, lactose/sucrose/fructose intolerance, failure to thrive/underweight, enteral tube weaning, nutrition support for complex medical conditions.

Rachel joins Lively Eaters in both the intensive and clinic programs to provide continuity of care for those families accessing both programs. Rachel is a mum of 2 young children and appreciates that ‘the best’ is not always practical and achievable!