University of Maryland nutrition clinic uses video to help underweight children

When Ashley Boyd’s daughter Autumn Greer was about 3 months old, she stopped growing and gaining weight despite what appeared to be a healthy appetite.

“It was scary because it seemed like I was doing the right things that I usually did with my other kids,” said Boyd, 26. “She was eating normally; it was just like she didn’t grow.”

Boyd took Autumn to see her pediatrician, who referred them to the University of Maryland Growth and Nutrition Clinic in downtown Baltimore, where Boyd met Maureen Black, a pediatrician and the clinic’s director.

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