Lucy Upton


Lucy Upton

Master of Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, HCPC DT25636

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Lucy is a passionate and enthusiastic Dietitian, specialising in Infant and Child Nutrition. She has nearly 10 years Paediatric experience, working within specialist mental health settings, community practice, special schools and she currently works at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

She is confident in the management of a range of infant and child nutritional concerns, and has a track record of supporting children, adolescents and their families with:

  • Infant Feeding
  • Reflux management
  • Weaning
  • Food allergy
  • Faltering growth/low weight
  • Weight management
  • Tube feeding, including tube weaning
  • Management of complex/problem feeding and food refusal (can be delivered within multiprofessional feeding clinic)
  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Vegetetarian and vegan diets

Lucy is a committed memeber of a private sector trans-discliplinary feeding team who have experience managing children with complex feeding difficulties- check out the website above for more information.

Lucy has an active media presence, featuring on BBC breakfast, BBC West Midlands, Radio 5 Live, and regularly within newspaper or magazine publications. She is consulted regularly for resources and publications targeted at parents, early years settings and schools.

The diversity of Lucy’s experience means she will take the time to understand the individual needs of your child or group, to ensure child centred care which is pragmatic, evidence based and personal.

Industry Services

  • Articles
  • Books
  • Conferences
  • Consumer Press
  • Event Management
  • FOOD
  • Radio
  • School Health
  • Social media content creation
  • Speaking
  • Trade Journals
  • Tradeshows & exhibits
  • Web

Clinical Expertise

  • allergies
  • attention deficit disorder
  • autism
  • blenderised / texture-modified diets
  • breastfeeding
  • early years nutrition
  • food/recipes
  • functional foods
  • fussy eater
  • Health Promotion / Public Health / Mother and Child
  • hyperactivity
  • medical nutrition
  • paediatric
  • pregnancy & pre-conception
  • recipe development
  • Teenagers / Child Nutrition

Geographical Areas Served

  • East Midlands
  • South West
  • UK
  • West Midlands