This event has no dates available for booking. Please contact the event organiser.

Eat Well, Play Well

Free information sessions run at Banyule Community Health.

These sessions focus on nutrition and health for infants, toddlers and mothers. They are conducted by Dietitians, Physiotherapists and Allied Health Assistants. There are currently four different sessions being run.

These sessions are open to all community members and are run on Tuesday mornings at 10am during School terms. They take place at Banyule Community Health, 21 Alamein Road West Heidelberg. The sessions will run for 1-1.5 hours.

Information handouts are provided at each session and we welcome questions and discussion from attendees.

of attendees for each is capped, so please register your attendance through this page.

We look forward to meeting everyone throughout 2018

Introducing Solids:

Session dates: 17th July, 14th August and 4th September, 18 September

  • Best age to start solids. Reducing food allergy risk.

  • Transition from spoon-feeding to finger food and family food.

  • Preventing choking. Easy, healthy family meal ideas.

  • Making and storing baby food. Using bottles and cups.

  • Other topics: organic vs conventionally grown food, vegetarian diets for mums and babies, baby lead weaning. Best drinks for toddlers.

Toddler Nutrition:

Session Dates: 24th July and 28th August

  • How much and what foods toddlers need each day.

  • Why toddler’s appetites vary from day to day and how to manage this.

  • How eating with your child helps teach healthy eating habits.

  • Division of responsibility at mealtimes: ‘Parents provide, children decide’.

  • Easy & nutritious meal, snack, and lunchbox ideas.

  • “Everyday” and “sometimes” foods. Best drinks for children.

  • Ideas for active play with your children.

  • Children’s speech development.

Nutrition and Exercise for Mums after Pregnancy:

Session dates: 21st August

  • How much and what foods mums need while breastfeeding.

  • Eating well for health after pregnancy.

  • Meal planning and shopping tips for healthy family meals.

  • Developing healthy family eating habits.

  • Exercise after pregnancy for a strong back and pelvic floor.


Contact Form

This event is currently closed and no contact details are available