Infant and child nutrition

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Module aim

This module aims to equip practitioners with knowledge around infant feeding and pre-school nutrition and how to support parents/carers in making changes to their family’s dietary behaviours.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Describe infant feeding options and their impact on health
  • Discuss the introduction of complementary foods and their impact on healthy eating
  • Explain the importance of nutrition for pre-school aged children
  • Discuss nutrition recommendations for pre-school children
  • Support families to develop healthy eating behaviours

This module consists of the following sections: