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Professional development opportunities in maternal and infant nutrition

Maternal nutrition and healthy lifestyle behaviours

Infant nutrition and healthy lifestyle behaviours

  • Queensland Maternity and Neonatal Clinical Guidelines: Breastfeeding initiation – knowledge assessment tool
  • Pathways to Access Rural and Remote Orientation and Training (PARROT) – Child health check course
    • Queensland Health staff can access through iLearn
  • Children's Health Queensland HHS: Introduction to Paediatric Dietetics e-Learning Course for dietitians within Queensland Health (only accessible to Queensland Health staff)
    • Queensland Health staff can access through iLearn
  • Queensland Clinical Skills Development Service - Self-directed health professional education. There are 10 modules available which each take 10 minutes to complete, including self-assessment. Modules include: Introduction to brief interventions; optimal nutrition before, during and after pregnancy; supporting health weight gain pregnancy; alcohol; tobacco; other drugs; oral health; physical activity and child health 0-2 years. This education can be used towards CPD.
  • South Australia Health – Baby Friendly Online Education Program (fee to enrol) – meets 8 hour education requirement for BFHI accreditation
  • Western Australia Department of Health – Baby Friendly Health Initiative Educational Tools

Growth and development

Baby Friendly Health Initiative

Last updated: 12 July 2016