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INFANT child health benefits extend to five years of age, new research finds

INFANT child health benefits extend to five years of age, new research finds

Researchers have examined the long-term outcomes of the INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT), within Deakin’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), on children’s health behaviours. Positive health behaviours established during infancy can be maintained up to school age, says Deakin University child health expert, Professor Kylie Hesketh.

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In Spotlight: Dr Penny Love

In Spotlight: Dr Penny Love

I first joined the INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT) team several years ago as a postdoctoral researcher. I’m now a Principal Investigator and part of the Implementation Group of the NHMRC Partnership Project – scaling up INFANT across Victoria.

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INFANT facilitator training opens to all Victorian MCHNs

INFANT facilitator training opens to all Victorian MCHNs

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is providing funding to the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University to enhance implementation of INFANT across Victoria in 2021. Deakin University’s IPAN has developed the...

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Will your organisation be taking up the opportunity to implement and deliver the @INFANTprogram? http://ow.ly/l3BB50CRLCw @DeakinIPAN @VicGovDHHS #MCHnurses #Dietitians #HealthPromotionOfficers #PreventionVic

Have you chosen to #formula feed? @INFANTprogram experts @ProfKCampbell @rachellaws1 @denneywilson via @ConversationEDU say here's what you can do to promote #healthy growth: https://bit.ly/3gYzNyV

🚨NEW BLOG: Research by @KylieHesketh @INFANTprogram finds sustained #childhealth benefits of #dietaryintake and reduced #screentime with our program extend to five years of age: ➡️ https://bit.ly/3mpAKCk

Have you heard the @INFANTprogram improved childrens' diet by a 25% reduction in sweet snacking? Learn more about the benefits of INFANT here: https://bit.ly/3mnWjCF #evidence #earlychildhood #healthbehaviours

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