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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Growing strong: feeding you and your baby

 

Overview

The purpose of the Growing strong: feeding you and your baby project is to provide information about eating well during pregnancy as well as providing suggestions for dealing with some common food and nutrition related problems.

The program also includes information about common breastfeeding issues including how to know when a baby gets enough breast milk and correct positioning and attachment.

The program involves a Growing strong training manual, a participant workbook, a facilitators training package for health workers, and an illustrated client book.

Abstract adapted from Queensland Health

Contacts

Queensland Health
147-163 Charlotte Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
GPO Box 48
Brisbane QLD 4001
Ph: (07) 3234 0111

Related publications

Thompson K, Boyle J (2008)

Growing strong: feeding you and your baby.

Paper presented at the National Nutrition Networks Conference 08: good tucker good health. 11-14 March 2008, Alice Springs (NT)

Queensland Health (2003)

Growing strong: feeding you and your baby.

Brisbane: Queensland Government

Growing strong: feeding you and your baby resources (nd)

Queensland Health

Queensland Health have developed a set of resources for health workers and other professionals to use when talking with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families about healthy eating for mothers, babies and children. This series of resources includes 22 individual brochures on a variety of topics. A set of flipcharts has also been developed for use with families and groups.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Evaluated publications

Queensland Health (2006)

Growing strong: feeding you and your baby evaluation summary report.

Brisbane: Queensland Government

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Last updated: 16 October 2013
 
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