Dana Peters

Pediatric Registered Dietitian

Registered Dietitian (RD)

M.S. Human Nutrition & Dietetics

B.A. Journalism, Spanish

Mother of 2

As a registered dietitian and mom, Dana combines professional expertise and personal experience when it comes to childhood nutrition. She believes food should be fun and that it’s never too early to involve kids in the kitchen. Dana lives outside of Chicago with her husband and 2 kids. She loves trying new recipes and exploring the local farmers market with her family.


A 5 year old child holding up 5 fingers to show his age.
A child eating fruit.
A child eating cereal.
A photo of a mother and her child. The child is eating.
A child eating.
A baby eating in a high chair.
A child eating food with a spoon.
A baby eating in a high chair.
An 8 month old eating.
A mother feeding her child.
A baby bottle feeding.
A child cooking mushrooms with their mother.
A boy eating a carbohydrate treat.
A child eating yogurt.
A young child eating dinner with her grandparents.
A baby eating broccoli.
A family sitting at the dinner table.
A mother trying to feed her child.
A child throwing food in their high chair.
A baby at a doctor's office.
A baby eating from a spoon.
Two parents feeding their newborn baby.
Toddler on potty covering face
A child is smiling while holding food.
when can babies drink water
Mother offering 1 year old child a sippy cup
Baby eating beans safely being fed through baby led weaning
Peanut butter on bread with banana slices on a plate
Baby in high chair being fed cereal with a spoon
Close-up of baby hands holding whole avocado
String cheese on cutting board closeup
Honey in a bowl surrounded by honeycomb.
Baby sitting in grass eating strawberry
Toddler eating bowl of spaghetti
Berries in toddler hands
Thanksgiving picky eating toddlers
Thanksgiving food for babies and toddlers prep list
How to serve healthy Halloween treats for toddlers to keep their nutrition on track during trick or treating
Introduction to purees infant eating baby food for the first time
food allergies in babies toddlers
baby gagging vs choking blw
baby led weaning vs purees
A teething 6 month old practicing baby led weaning with starter foods like peaches.
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