When Sammy Met Sally - This free booklet aims to increase a child’s experience of healthy food from an early age and encourages a positive attitude towards a healthy diet.
Sammy and Sally Grow Together - This fun, free story book for small children aims to teach them about the goodness of vegetables, where they come from and how they grow.
Sammy and Sally have a pinic - This fun booklet helps to explain the concept of recycling to small children and its importance in protecting our environment.
Childhood Obesity Campaign Evaluation Summary - October 2013 to November 2014.
NHS - Start 4 Life.
Best Beginnings - Best Beginnings was set up in 2006 as a catalyst for change, using innovative approaches to break down inequalities in child health in the UK.
NI Direct Health and wellbeing - Find out how to improve your chances of getting pregnant and get advice on how to prepare your body for pregnancy.
Breastfed Babies - Quite simply, breastfeeding is the healthiest option for you and your baby.
Public Health Agency - Pregnancy and Breastfeeding guidance documents.
Public Health Agency and Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Breastfeeding Peer Support Service.
Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Sources of Support for Breast Feeding.
NHS Healthy Start - Starting your baby on solid foods.
Public Health Agency - Weaning made easy moving from milk to family meals (English and translations).
BDA - Weaning Food Fact Sheet.
Safefood Childhood Obesity Campaign - Say no to biscuits, sweets and crisps every day.
Safefood Childhood Obesity Campaign - Safefood have launched the new childhood obesity campaign. Take the small steps that can make a big difference - Let’s beat Childhood Obesity today. Download resources here.
Food a fact of life - 10 downloadable sessions for 3-5 year olds on the Food – a fact of life.
Public Health Agency - Maternal and pre-school child nutrition guidelines.
Infant and Toddler Forum - Ten Steps for Healthy Toddlers, providing support and practical guidance for parents and carers on what food to offer toddlers, what behaviour to encourage and how best to manage mealtimes.
Healthy Start Vouchers - Check if you are eligable for free milk, vegetables, and vitamins.
Healthy Start Vouchers - Download application form here.
Early Years - The Family Health Initiative.
Early Years - Hunger Cues.
Early Years - Top tips for five a day.
Safefood - Lunchbox Planner.
Safefood - The Healthy Lunchbox.
Public Health Agency - Maternal and Pre School Nutrition Guidelines.
Enjoy Healthy Eating - Get great recipes and ideas for packed lunches.
Public Health Agency - Getting a good start (healthy eating from one to five).
British Heart Foundation - This label could change your life.
The Eatwell Guide - how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet.
British Heart Foundation - UK Physical Activity Guidelines for Early Years (non-walkers).
Start active, Stay active infographic - a guide to help people to stay active and healthy using simple steps every day, launched by Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health - Physical activity guidelines for the under fives.
Cea - Teachers' Guide to Physical Development.
British Heart Foundation - Help your child move and play every day.
British Heart Foundation - Help your baby move and play every day.
Infant and Toddler Forum - The Infant & Toddler Forum have launched new excellent resource for ‘physical activity and play for toddlers’. Download the Factsheet for health and childcare professionals here.
Early Years - Tips for Shopping and Budgets.
Get a Life Get Active - Incorporating activity into your everyday lives.
Food Standards Agency - Getting a healthy balanced diet.