Introduction to Complementary Feeding: Weaning

When:
January 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm UTC Timezone
2018-01-09T09:30:00+00:00
2018-01-09T12:30:00+00:00
Where:
Lynebank Hospital, Dunfermline - Conference Room 4
Halbeath Rd
Dunfermline KY11 4UW
UK
Cost:
Free

Aim:
To equip participants with evidenced based knowledge about the appropriate introduction of complementary foods (weaning) as part of a healthy diet.

Learning outcomes:
By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Familiarity with current recommendations and the supporting evidence for introducing weaning foods
  • Familiarity with the Healthy Start Scheme and recommendations for/availability of Healthy Start vitamins
  • Awareness of opportunities and examples of good practice in facilitating weaning sessions for parents.

Who should attend?
All those who have contact with pregnant women/new mothers and families and who discuss infant feeding/weaning as part of their role. For example, public health team staff, maternity services staff, local authority staff such as early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

 

Facilitator:
Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Apply for a place online