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In spotlight: Dr Victoria Brown

In spotlight: Dr Victoria Brown

Email: victoria.brown@deakin.edu.au LinkedIn: https://au.linkedin.com/in/vicki-brown-36773786 I am an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow of Deakin Health Economics (DHE) within the Institute for Health Transformation at Deakin University. Deakin Health...

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Download the new My Baby Now app today!

Download the new My Baby Now app today!

New parents have told us how they often feel overwhelmed with so much conflicting information - it’s not easy to sort fact from fiction!  The My Baby Now app offers you trustworthy and up-to-date information about feeding and active play with your baby. My Baby Now is...

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The My Baby Now app – free for parents and caregivers

The My Baby Now app – free for parents and caregivers

As health professionals, you know that parents often feel overwhelmed with so much conflicting information and it can hard for them to know how to sort fact from fiction! The My Baby Now app provides parents with a contemporary way of accessing credible, trustworthy...

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INFANT implementation success across Victorian LGAs

INFANT implementation success across Victorian LGAs

The successful implementation of INFANT continues to grow across Victoria. Health professionals from across Victoria are continually engaging in the INFANT training course, enhancing their skills and readiness to facilitate the INFANT program within their LGA. As each...

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In Spotlight: Professor Liliana Orellana

In Spotlight: Professor Liliana Orellana

Professor Liliana Orellana |l.orellana@deakin.edu.au I am a Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Deakin Biostatistics Unit. The Biostatistics unit is a platform that provides open-access consulting and collaborative support to researchers and PhD students in...

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In Spotlight: Professor Elizabeth Denney-Wilson

In Spotlight: Professor Elizabeth Denney-Wilson

I am a Professor of Nursing at Sydney University and Sydney Local Health District. I co-developed the My Baby Now app and am one of the leaders of the Infant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT) effectiveness trial. In my role with the health district, I also work closely with Child and Family Health Nurses – so I know a lot about how they work and the complexities of providing care to families.

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In Spotlight: Dr Jennifer Browne

In Spotlight: Dr Jennifer Browne

jennifer.browne@deakin.edu.au My research focuses on health equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the ways in which food and nutrition policies and programs are able to be effective and acceptable for Aboriginal people in Victoria. At INFANT,...

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In Spotlight: A/Prof Kok-Leong Ong

In Spotlight: A/Prof Kok-Leong Ong

LinkedIn: A/Prof Kok-Leong Ong |kok-leong.ong@latrobe.edu.au I am one of the Principal Investigators of INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT) d one of the leaders of the INFANT implementation evaluation. My role in the project is to develop the technology...

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🥕Tip of the week: Parents provide, kids decide

Staying in a routine can help parents address fussy eating habits. Keep mealtimes to 15-20 minutes to help babies recognise when mealtime is (and isn’t)!

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Have you heard of INFANT?

It’s a free program supporting parents and families to be healthy through eating and active play from the start of their baby’s life.

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🥕Tip of the week: Eat together, play together

Reading is beneficial for babies of every age!

Research suggests that reading a book to a baby can enhance vocabulary & understanding of emotions through the different characters in the book. Learn more ➡️ https://bit.ly/3ndAjxz

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