Author: Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

  • Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

    Becky Gonter-Dray is Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and works part-time as a Dietitian Liaison and in the Nutrition Clinic (outpatient nutrition counseling) at Dayton Children’s. With her husband, Alex, the Gonter-Dray’s have 3 boys ages 8, 5 and 3. They enjoy trying new foods in their house and cooking in the kitchen together. Becky hopes to bring to the Dayton Children’s blog sound nutrition facts and information along with how to provide healthy options for today’s busy families by sharing some of her experiences.

How three women overcame breastfeeding challenges!

Did you tune into last week’s blog about World Breastfeeding Week?  This week I would like to share three women’s experiences with breastfeeding and how they quickly overcame challenges and kept nursing. My story of starting to breastfeed our 3 … Continue reading

Why it is cool to breastfeed

Look to August 1-7, 2013 as World Breastfeeding Week!  2013’s focus is on the support for the mother to consider the breast.  Did you breastfeed? What kind of support did you experience? The main support system for mothers usually includes … Continue reading

Stay healthy with 5-2-1-0!

This catchy string of numbers guides healthy eating and activity habits.  Maine launched the 5-2-1-0 idea as part of their Let’s Go! state-wide campaign.  With the growing pediatric obesity rate, the campaign quickly grew into a national favorite, adopted by … Continue reading

The fun in starting solids with your child

I remember hearing from our pediatrician, “You can start solids now with Patrick.”  I remember asking, “Okay, I am a pediatric dietitian, but how do I really do this?”  I had the book smarts but not the real life wisdom, … Continue reading

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