Food and Nutrition for Infants
Complete this training to learn more about feeding babies in their first year. Explore topics including: when to start solid foods, the types of foods to offer, texture progression and how to support babies at mealtimes.
What you’ll learn in the Food and Nutrition for Infants Training
- The importance of developing healthy eating habits in the early years
- Information on breastfeeding and formula feeding, such as safe preparation and storage
- The recommended age to introduce solid foods
- Suitable foods to offer in the first year
- Mealtime routines, including recipe ideas
- Texture progression
- Tops tips to encourage babies to explore new foods
- Suitable drinks and when to introduce the cup
- Vitamin recommendations
Who is this training suitable for?
Early Years Practitioners, such as those working in nurseries and Children Centres, childminders and nannies.
Health professionals, such as: Health Visitors, Midwives, GP’s and Pharmacists.
Those looking to develop their knowledge in early years nutrition, such as: students, nutritionists, dietitians and volunteers.
The training comprises of information slides and interactive activities.
Resources to support your practice and share with families.
This course has been certified by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).
Estimated study time 1.5 – 2 hours.
Short multiple choice assessment.
Knowledge Development Plan (KDP) to reflect on your learning.
Certificate issued on successful completion of the course and the Knowledge Development Plan (KDP).
£30 inc Vat
‘I found this course very insightful and very detailed, great resource to dip back into to keep up to a good standard in my learning‘! Earna Gibson, Volunteer- February 2021.
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It meets AfN standards for nutrition education for individuals working at Levels 3 on the AfN Health and Social Care Framework. This AfN quality assurance mark identifies this course as a reputable, evidence-based training in nutrition science. The course is Certified with the AFN from 10th September 2019 for 3 years subject to annual renewal.
The AfN protects and benefits the public by defining and advancing standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce. AfN Course Certification is a quality mark awarded to courses that meet the competence requirements for their specified sector and level. This quality assurance mark enables students, employers and the public to identify reputable, evidence-based courses in nutrition science.