Healthy Eating Guidelines for New Zealand Babies and Toddlers (0-2 years old)

Published online: 
30 September 2021
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Summary

This document provides updated population health recommendations for feeding babies and toddlers, from birth to two years of age, to promote healthy growth and development and help establish healthy eating behaviours.

The document is written for health practitioners and others who provide advice on nutrition for New Zealand babies and toddlers.

The evidence-based guidelines aim to meet the needs of the sector. They:

  • highlight key information on feeding babies and toddlers
  • are easy to read and understand
  • have been informed by international evidence with input from New Zealand experts
  • provide practical advice and solutions to common feeding concerns and topics of interest.

Guideline Eating Statements for New Zealand Babies and Toddlers

This resource is a summary of the Eating Statements for New Zealand babies and toddlers. The six Eating Statements provide the key population health messages for the public on feeding babies and toddlers.  

 

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    30 September 2021
  • ISBN:
    Online: 978-1-99-100738-4
  • HP number:
    7784
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2021. Healthy Eating Guidelines for New Zealand Babies and Toddlers (0–2 years old). Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

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