Useful Resources

Safefood Sammy Sally Books

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Safefood - Childhood Obesity Campaign Evaluation Summary

Download -  document opens in a separate window Childhood Obesity Campaign Evaluation Summary - October 2013 to November 2014.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Download -  document opens in a separate window NHS - Start 4 Life.

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Breastfed Babies - Quite simply, breastfeeding is the healthiest option for you and your baby.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Public Health Agency - Pregnancy and Breastfeeding guidance documents.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Public Health Agency and Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Breastfeeding Peer Support Service.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Sources of Support for Breast Feeding.

Weaning

Download -  document opens in a separate window NHS Healthy Start - Starting your baby on solid foods.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Public Health Agency - Weaning made easy moving from milk to family meals (English and translations).

Download -  document opens in a separate window BDA - Weaning Food Fact Sheet.

Healthy Eating

Download -  document opens in a separate window Safefood Childhood Obesity Campaign - Say no to biscuits, sweets and crisps every day.

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Food a fact of life - 10 downloadable sessions for 3-5 year olds on the Food – a fact of life.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Public Health Agency - Maternal and pre-school child nutrition guidelines.

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Healthy Start Vouchers - Check if you are eligable for free milk, vegetables, and vitamins.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Healthy Start Vouchers - Download application form here.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Early Years - The Family Health Initiative.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Early Years - Hunger Cues.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Early Years - Top tips for five a day.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Safefood - Lunchbox Planner.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Safefood - The Healthy Lunchbox.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Public Health Agency - Maternal and Pre School Nutrition Guidelines.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Enjoy Healthy Eating - Get great recipes and ideas for packed lunches.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Public Health Agency - Getting a good start (healthy eating from one to five).

Download -  document opens in a separate window British Heart Foundation - This label could change your life.

Download -  document opens in a separate window The Eatwell Guide - how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet.

Physical Activity

Download -  document opens in a separate window British Heart Foundation - UK Physical Activity Guidelines for Early Years (non-walkers).

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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).

Download -  document opens in a separate window British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health - Physical activity guidelines for the under fives.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Cea - Teachers' Guide to Physical Development.

Download -  document opens in a separate window British Heart Foundation - Help your child move and play every day.

Download -  document opens in a separate window British Heart Foundation - Help your baby move and play every day.

Download -  document opens in a separate window 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.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Early Years - Tips for Shopping and Budgets.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Get a Life Get Active - Incorporating activity into your everyday lives.

Download -  document opens in a separate window Food Standards Agency - Getting a healthy balanced diet.

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