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Healthy Lunch Box Tips

Good nutrition is vital for growing bodies and preparing a healthy school lunch box can be easier than you think.  Take a look at our tips for food that’s quick, easy to prepare and nutritious.

Active Play

Being physically active every day is important for healthy growth and development of babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, whatever their level of ability.

Support for Your Child to Maintain a Healthy Weight

Go4Fun is a free healthy lifestyle program supporting children to become fitter, healthier and happier. 

Finding Your Child’s Healthy Weight

It’s not always easy to tell if a child is a healthy weight for their age and height. Children and teenagers need to grow, but they are healthiest if they stay within a certain weight range as they grow.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is free, saves you time and has many health benefits.  Breast milk is easy to digest and provides a complete meal for your baby as it contains all the necessary nutrients to help your baby grow.

Transition to School

It’s a process that begins when children and families start to prepare in the year before, and continues as children experience their first days, weeks and months of school.

Fussy Eating

Fussy eating can challenge parents and carers when children refuse to try new foods or eat what has been served. This response is part of children’s development and growing independence.  

Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Healthy teeth are important for general health and speech development. Most dental problems can be prevented.

Last updated: 28 June 2018
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