In this section
Raising Children Network
Ellyn Satter Institute
Zero to Three
Growth Charts eLearning
Suzanne Evans Morris New Vision
Lori Ernsperger, Tania Stegen-Hanson.Just Take a Bite: Easy: Effective Answers to Food Aversions and Eating Challenges! Future Horizons Inc.
Suzanne Evans Morris, Marsha Dunn Klein. Pre-Feeding Skills: A Comprehensive Resource for Mealtime Development. The Psychological Corporation USA.2001.
Australian Dietary Guidelines 2013
Infant Feeding Guidelines: information for health workers. NHMRC 2012
Eat for Health - Infant Feeding Guidelines. Summary
Eat for health
Giving your baby the best start
Healthy eating for children
Food and active play in the first year of life
Healthy eating and play for toddlers (1-2 years)
“Try it – you’ll like it” Vegetables and fruit for children
Why no sweet drinks for children
Managing toddler mealtimes
High energy eating
Ways to boost iron intake
Oral motor skills and texture progression
Speech Pathology resources – coming soon
Occupational therapy resources – coming soon
Positioning at mealtimes
General guidelines for assisting with eating & drinking
Chatoor, I. (2009) Diagnosis and treatment of feeding disorders in infants, toddlers and young children. Washington, DC: ZERO TO THREE.
Cullinane, D. and P. Novak, Parent’s/Caregiver’s Relationship and the Impact on Nutrition. ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 2013. 5(5): p. 311-314.
Jordan, B., Therapeutic play within infant–parent psychotherapy and the treatment of infant feeding disorders. Infant Mental Health Journal, 2012. 33(3): p. 307-313.
Redstone, F.W., J F. The Importance of Postural Control for Feeding. Pediatric Nursing: 30(2).
Hewetson, R. and S. Singh, The Lived Experience of Mothers of Children with Chronic Feeding and/or Swallowing Difficulties. Dysphagia, 2009. 24(3): p. 322-332.
Adams, R.A., C. Gordon, and A.A. Spangler, Maternal Stress in Caring for Children with Feeding Disabilities: Implications for Health Care Providers. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 1999. 99(8): p. 962-966.
Martínez-Costa, C., et al., Early decision of gastrostomy tube insertion in children with severe developmental disability: a current dilemma. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 2011. 24(2): p. 115-121.
Craig, G.M., G. Scambler, and L. Spitz, Why parents of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities requiring gastrostomy feeding need more support. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2003. 45(03): p. 183-188.
Further references related to medical contributors to feeding difficulties refer to Contributors to feeding difficulties
While these websites have not been used directly in the development of this resource health professionals may find them useful.
Loughborough University Centre for Research into Eating Disorders (LUCRED)