Tackling obesity through the Healthy Child Programme: a framework for action
Tackling obesity through the Healthy Child Programme: a framework for action provides guidance and practical direction to reduce the risks of obesity for babies, toddlers and preschool children. Nineteen themes for action are outlined, providing a framework for practitioners who work with parents and carers, clear messages for parents and a basis for guiding public health strategy.
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- Eating and feeding behaviour
- Play, inactivity and sleep
- Enhancing practitioners' effectiveness
This report was commissioned to inform the development of the Department of Health’s work on obesity in early years. The report represents the views of the author and does not constitute government policy.