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Growing Strong: Feeding You and Your Baby

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   Pregnancy | Breastfeeding | Food and drink for children | Other topics | Posters | Ordering | Links

The Growing Strong resources have been developed to help health staff talk with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families about nutrition for mothers, babies and young children.  Growing Strong resources provide information about eating well during pregnancy as well as offering suggestions for dealing with some common food and nutrition related problems during pregnancy.  Information is also provided about common breastfeeding issues and the appropriate introduction of solids for babies.

Resources

A series of brochures and posters are available to download or printed copies can be purchased from OfficeMax. The brochure topics cover eating well during pregnancy, information on breastfeeding, foods and drinks for young children and other helpful information for families.

To download a copy of the brochure or posters [pdf format] click on a link below.

Pregnancy

Breastfeeding

Food and Drink for Children

Other topics

Posters

Ordering

Resources are available for purchase from Officemax. Go to the ‘Publications’ tab and click on ‘Growing Strong’. The cost per resource is $0.23 each (excluding GST).

Links

Nutrition Education Materials Online includes other resources on nutrition in pregnancy and breastfeeding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - includes a range of nutrition resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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Last Updated: 21 May 2014
Last Reviewed: 01 May 2014