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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Iron rich foods for babies and growing children (2009)

Author

Queensland Health

Publisher

Queensland Health

City

Brisbane

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This booklet provides information on iron rich foods which are important for the healthy development of babies and growing children. Topics covered in the booklet include breast milk, meat for baby and foods for iron. In addition, foods which do not contain iron or which stop the body from absorbing iron are listed. The booklet uses clear colourful illustrations and concise wording to carry its message.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This resource is part of the Growing strong: feeding you and your baby set of resources developed by Queensland Health to help health staff talk with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families about nutrition for mothers, babies and young children. It helps to explain that babies and children need iron for strong healthy blood and energy.

Contact details

Growing strong co-ordinators
Southern area
Amanda Allen
Ph: (07) 3000 9131
Email: AmandaL_Allen@health.qld.gov.au

Central area
Maureen Chamberlain
Ph: (07) 4920 7383
Email: Maureen_Chamberlain@health.qld.gov.au

Northern area
Tanya Stiles
Ph: (07) 4753 9035
Email: Tanya_Stiles@health.qld.gov.au

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Last updated: 25 July 2012
 
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