To equip participants with evidenced based knowledge about the appropriate introduction of complementary foods (weaning) as part of a healthy diet.
By the end of this course participants will have:
- Familiarity with current recommendations and the supporting evidence for introducing weaning foods
- Familiarity with the Best Start Scheme and recommendations for/availability of Best 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.
Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership