Childhood obesity is becoming more common and can have an enormously negative impact on your child’s health and wellness. Obesity can also harm your child emotionally and socially. When it comes to your child’s health, weight management is one of its most important aspects.
When you use the weight and nutrition management services at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics, you help your child develop healthy habits related to food and physical activity. These lifestyle habits can prevent a lifetime of struggles with weight and other chronic conditions caused by obesity, such as:
If your child struggles to reach and maintain a healthy weight, your pediatrician at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics can help. Through pediatric nutritional counseling, your child’s doctor teaches the whole family ways to eat healthier and make better food choices. The team at Carnegie Hill discuss things like:
What is weight management?
When your child sees their pediatrician at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics, the doctor may discuss weight management and, if obtaining a healthy weight is a struggle, can also develop a treatment plan to combat the issue.
With an individualized meal and exercise plan, your pediatrician can guide your child’s weight loss and improve their overall health and well-being. Through this treatment plan and regular check-ups and weigh-ins, your child’s pediatrician can monitor weight loss and help it progress steadily.
If your child is overweight and you're ready for a solution that’s healthy and safe, contact Carnegie Hill Pediatrics. You can schedule your initial consultation by calling the office or book it online.
Feel free to email us regarding any scheduling or general questions!