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February

What is healthy eating and why is it important?


A nutritionally balanced diet is important for optimal growth, development and wellbeing.
According to Sydney Local Health District's Early Childhood Dietitian, Kalliope Polyronis, we can all make changes to ensure we're eating the right foods for our health and the health of our family.

What is healthy eating and why is it important?
 

A healthy start


Mornings can be a hectic time for all families. Whether you are trying to get kids ready for school or rushing to an early appointment, it's easy to let breakfast fall by the wayside.

A healthy start
 

Developing a healthy appetite


Did you know letting babies feed themselves can help set them on the right path to healthy eating for the future? Sydney Local Health District's Childhood Dietician Kalliope Polyronis explains why it's worth the mess!

Developing a healthy appetite
 

Continuing to breastfeed


We know breastfeeding provides the best possible start in life for babies but many mums find it hard to continue over time. While any breastfeeding is beneficial, the benefits increase the longer the baby is breastfed. Sydney Local Health District's Clinical Midwife Consultant for lactation and parenting, Carmel Kelly explains some of the problems new mums face when breastfeeding and how to overcome them.

Continuing to breastfeed
 

A welcome from the Chief Executive


Welcome to healthy families healthy children, a healthy new website for a the new year for families and children in Sydney Local Health District.

Here we speak to the Chief Executive about why healthy families and healthy children are so important to her.

What makes healthy?
 

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