Nutrition Clinic

Care Provided

  • Individual nutrition counseling by a registered dietitian in Nutrition Clinic in conjunction with a referral from the primary care physician or Arkansas Children's physician
  • Feeding problems: underweight, failure to thrive, picky eaters
  • Therapeutic diets: low cholesterol, low sodium, gluten-free, etc.
  • Dietary management of other chronic or acute conditions requiring changes in the family's food habits that need monitoring over time
  • Health promotion through dietary and lifestyle changes
  • Management of enteral and parenteral nutrition plans
  • Weight management of infants/children from birth through 5 years of age who are overweight or obese and for patients greater than 5 years of age waiting to get into the Fitness Clinic
  • See also C.O.A.C.H. (Center for Obesity and its Consequences in Health) Clinic.


Arkansas Children's Hospital
Clinic 5, Sturgis Building, 2nd Floor
Appointments: 501-364-4000

Arkansas Children's Northwest
Appointments: 479-725-6995

Director: Shannon Hendrix, MS, RD, LD | Phone: 501-364-1264

Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to Arkansas Children's.