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Healthy families

Promoting good health

The habits that we form in the first few years of life can stay with us for a lifetime. This is why a healthy start is important for babies and young children and why you are so important. All the small things you do as a family - like sharing a meal and playing in the park - are stepping stones towards a healthy lifestyle as your child grows older.

It is really important that children:

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Healthy choices

Steps to change

Tips from parents about what helped them become healthier families.


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Avoid foods high in fat, salt and sugar.


Is your child eating a variety of foods, including fruit and vegetables?


Make sure your child is active for at least 60 minutes per day.