Munch & Move is a NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth to 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time.
Early childhood education & care services have an important role in supporting mothers to continue to breastfeed, including when returning to work.
The following resources are available to Northern Sydney based services that are part of the Munch & Move program. Contact one of our team members for more information.
'We are breastfeeding friendly' sticker
Place the 'we are breastfeeding friendly' sticker on your service's window to remind families you are a breastfeeding friendly service (NQS Quality Area 6):
'We are breastfeeding friendly' snippet
Download a copy of this snippet for your parent portal, social media or your parent handbook (NQS Quality Area 6):
Breastfeeding friendly poster
Display the Breastfeeding friendly poster in your service entry way so that families know you're committed to supporting breastfeeding if they wish to breastfeed (NQS Quality Area 6).
Breastfeeding fact sheet for parents
Share the Breastfeeding fact sheet for parents with families to communicate the health benefits of breastfeeding, rights, and tips for mothers (NQS Quality Area 6, Resource for Families):
Storing breast milk magnet
This fridge magnet describes the correct procedure s for storing and providing breast milk. The best position for the magnet is where your service stores expressed breast milk for your team to refer to when necessary (NQS Quality Area 2).
Breastfeeding policy insert
Incorporate the items in this insert into your service's existing policies, orientation manual, or parent handbook to strength your commitment to support breastfeeding mothers (NQS Quality Area 2 & 6, NQS Standard 5.1.2).
Transitioning textures for infants - Birth to 1 year
Use this tip sheet as a guide for transitioning infants onto solid food. Lists examples of appropriate foods (NQS Quality Area 2 & 6, Resource for Nursery Educators and Families).