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Tammy Ives Expert Paediatric dietitian and children's nutritionist

Welcome to Paediatric Nutrition Abu Dhabi

At Paediatric Nutrition we are dedicated to providing exceptional nutrition care for children of all ages. Led by Tammy Ives, a UK Registered Paediatric Dietitian & feeding therapist with over 20 years of experience

Providing expert nutrition advice and support, we are here to help.

Tammy Ives BSc, MSc, RD 

Childrens' Nutritionist, UK Registered Paediatric Dietitian & SOS Feeding Therapist. 

Paediatric Nutrition based in Abu Dhabi

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About me 

I have 20 years' experience as a UK registered paediatric dietitian, working in several large hospitals in the UK and have supported many children and their families with a range of feeding problems.  I have a special interest in food allergy having worked as a Clinical Research Dietitian on the LEAP study (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy).   I recently attended the 3rd Emirates Allergy & Clinical Immunology Conference as speaker delivering a talk on cow's milk protein allergy specialist formulas and plant-based milks. 

I also have a keen interest in fussy/selective eating including those with paediatric feeding problems, and sensory issues with food. This interest led me to train as an SOS Feeding Therapist (Sequential Oral Sensory). 


  • MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Paediatric Dietetics

  • SOS Training Conference (London, 2023)

  • SOS Advanced Workshop Feeding 6–16-Month old

  • SOS Approach to Feeding School Aged Children

  • Member of the British Dietetic Association

  • Member of the BDA paediatric and food allergy special interest groups.

My expertise

Tammy Ives brings extensive expertise in children's nutrition, paediatric dietetics, and SOS feeding therapy. Having worked in major hospitals in the UK and participated in significant clinical research such as the LEAP study (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy), Tammy is well-equipped to handle complex dietary issues and provide evidence-based solutions. As an SOS Feeding Therapist, she also offers specialised support for children with feeding problems and sensory issues with food.

Avoidant restrictive eating

Nutritional deficiencies 

Coeliac disease

Weaning advice

Autism and ADHD


Consultation options

Take the first step towards improving your child's nutrition today. Book an online consultation with our expert paediatric dietitian and let us guide you on the path to better health and well-being for your child.

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Online consultation (Initial Assessment and Follow-up)

For families who don't require a package and only need an initial consultation. The need for any review consultations will be agreed with the family and is dependent on the needs of the child.

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Toddler & child nutrition masterclass package

This package is for parents of children aged 1-10 years old. Learn about the essential foundations of feeding children in this age group to raise happy healthy eaters.  This course also includes strategies to manage mild fussy eating and stop it developing into a long-term feeding difficulty. 

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Mastering Milk Allergy Package

Colic-type symptoms, eczema and itching, reflux, unusual stools, tummy pain and constipation, are usually experienced by most infants in the first year of life and tend to resolve in time. These symptoms can also be a sign of a delayed cow's milk protein allergy.

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Personalised Picky Eater Package

This package is for parents who already have a picky eater. Unlike many online fussy eating programmes, this package is personalised specifically for your child and family.    Picky eating causes a lot of stress and worry for parents. Understanding the reasons behind it, such as sensory issues, texture aversion, feeding skill deficits, or simply preference, can help address it effectively.  This course will teach you how to change your approach and implement strategies to help improve your child's eating.

'My son is 3 years old and was eating extremely limited foods and had poor weight gain. Tammy is extremely supportive to not only my son but also to myself explaining exactly why he has problems eating and additionally, reassuring that it is not our fault as parents.  He has come so far already, desensitising to some foods and becoming more accepting to developing his range of foods although we still have a long way to go'.

Parent of a 3 year old selective eater

What is great about Tammy is that she takes the time to break everything down and explains everything so clearly to try and reduce the stress for both parent and child.

Parent of 18 month old with a cow's milk protein allergy & faltering growth

'Tammy helped us manage the dairy free diet which really took the pressure off. Developing a routine helped us break the grazing cycle which has increased the amount she eats, to the point that she knows when it is time to eat. Her weight has also improved.' 

Contact Me

You can contact me via the following options to arrange a free discovery call:


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The British Dietetic Association
The Health and Care Professions Council
SOS Approach To Feeding
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