Resources for Child and Family Health Nurses

Resources for Child and Family Health Nurses

Healthy Kids

Healthy Kids contains key Tasmanian sourced information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy kids.

Tuckertalk Manual

Tuckertalk contains information about nutrition for under fives. It includes a range of handouts on food and nutrition for families with young children. For information email

Start Them Right Booklet

Start Them Right - a parent booklet on how and what to feed your child from birth to five years.

Start Them Right digital copy Start Them Right digital version

Community Education

Family Food Patch Program

The Family Food Patch Program is run by the Child Health Association Tasmania. It creates a network of family food patch educators who are trained to share information, and build community skills about healthy eating and physical activity for children. View Family Food Patch education videos on food, nutrition, active play and oral health for children.

Family Food DVD

The Family Feud (food) DVD is for parents and carers on fussy eating and food refusal in young children. A copy can be borrowed from Libraries Tasmania View the video:

Family Feud Food video

Tiny Morsels Newsletter

A newsletter for child health nurses with practical information on topical nutrition issues for children under five. Tasmanian Health Service staff can access it through THEO.

November 2018