Cathy Monaghan completed her B.Scat The University of Galway and M.Sc from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Cathy has experience in many different areas of childhood nutrition including weaning, feeding toddlers, fussy eating, allergies, weight management, Metabolic Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes. Cathy has over 15 years of experience in Children’s Health Ireland as a registered senior Paediatric Dietitian. Cathy’s purpose is to support parents as they transition through the phases and stages of feeding their family. As a senior Paediatric Dietitian, her work has been dedicated to educating, empowering and enabling parents to feed their children what they need without unnecessary cost, time, tantrums or guilt while also nurturing a lifelong positive relationship with food.
Cathy created weaning.ie website to allow parents access to evidenced-based essentials on how to feed their babies and toddlers in order to minimize illness, concern and battles in order to create a positive lifelong relationship with food, as a family.
Upon completion of this webinar the learner will be able to:
- The long-term value of nutrition and relationships with food.
- Understanding the importance of weaning.
- Digestion, nutrients, supplements and gut health
- Different approaches to weaning.
- The psychology of eating.
Intended Audience: Parents, Pediatric OTs/SLPs
Presentation Length: 25 minutes