For pregnancy and early childhood workers (0-5)
This page contains resources for child health nurses and early childhood education and care services. For more information about food, nutrition and physical activity please visit the Healthy Kids page.
Family Food Patch Program
The Family Food Patch Program is run by the Families 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. View the Family Food Patch website
Move Well Eat Well
The Move Well Eat Well Program is a Tasmanian government initiative that supports the healthy development of children and young people by promoting physical activity and healthy eating as a normal positive part of every day. Go to the Move Well Eat Well page.
Tuckertalk contains information about nutrition for under-fives. It includes a range of handouts on food and nutrition for families with young children.
Start Them Right Booklet
How and what to feed your child from birth to five years for parents and carers. Download the Start Them Right booklet
We encourage you to provide healthy and safe food for children. For legislative requirements see Food Safety Manual for Tasmanian Education and Care Services, it contains the information you need. There is also a Food Safety Guide for Family Day Care Educators
- Breast milk safe handling practices provides a summary of information from the Infant Feeding Guidelines about the labelling, storage and use of expressed breast milk in the early childhood education and care setting.
- Infant formula safe handling practices provides a summary of information from the Infant Feeding Guidelines about the labelling, storage and use of infant formula in the early childhood education and care setting.
Family Feud food video
The Family Feud video is for parents and carers on fussy eating and food refusal in young children. View the Family Feud Food video
Get Up and Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood
Get Up and Grow has a range of resources to help promote healthy eating and physical activity. Go to the Get Up and Grow website
Breastfeeding Coalition Tasmania
Breastfeeding Coalition Tasmania is an advocacy group working to make Tasmania a more supportive place for breastfeeding. Go to the Breastfeeding Coalition Tasmania website
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