COVID-19 Wellbeing

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WSLHD COVID-19 Community Resources website
Find guidelines and resources to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and stay healthy

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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Women and Newborn Health: Pregnancy
Find helpful pregnancy advice and support for western Sydney mums
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Breastfeeding your Baby
A NSW Health booklet with helpful breastfeeding information
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Encourage and Support Breastfeeding Fact Sheet
Information on breastfeeding benefits, tips and supports for mothers
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Giving your baby the best start brochure
Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and the best foods to give your baby when they start solids.
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Breastfeeding and returning to work brochure
Learn practical ideas to help you continue to breastfeed when you return to work.
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Women and Newborn Health: Breastfeeding information
Find information, resources and support on breastfeeding for western Sydney mums
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Seek pregnancy care early- brochure
Stay safe and seek pregnancy care early, available in 6 languages

Introduction to Solids

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Starting Family Foods brochure
Find practical advice on how to introduce your baby to solid foods.
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Teach your baby to drink from a cup brochure
Learn how to teach your baby to drink from a cup.

Healthy Lunchboxes and Snacks

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Healthy lunchbox foods factsheet
Find out how to pack a healthy lunchbox with food ideas from the 5 food groups.
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Smart snack swaps factsheet
Discover some quick and simple healthy snack swaps for the lunchbox.
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Choose Water as a Drink Fact Sheet
Learn how much water children should drink everyday, practical tips to encourage children to drink more water and how much sugar is in some different drinks.
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Choose Healthy Snacks Fact Sheet
Find ideas for healthy snack foods, tips for planning healthy snacks and what foods to avoid eating everyday.
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Eat More Fruit and Vegetables Fact Sheet
Learn how much fruit and vegetables we should be eating everyday and practical tips on how to eat more.
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Healthy lunchboxes and snacks information
Use this fact sheet to find snack ideas for lunchboxes and some more tips to help you pack a healthy lunchbox.
Australian Guide To Healthy Eating
Australian Guide To Healthy Eating
Use this plate model to show the recommended amounts of food we should eat from each of the 5 food groups.
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Healthy Lunchbox website
Find a range of healthy lunchbox tips and recipes as well as a practical lunchbox builder activity.

Healthy Eating and Drinking

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Australian Guide to Healthy Eating (including serve sizes)
Learn how much of the five food groups we should be eating, and what makes up a serve, available in 11 languages
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Choose Water as a Drink Fact Sheet
Learn how much water children should drink everyday, practical tips to encourage children to drink more water and how much sugar is in some different drinks.
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Eat More Fruit and Vegetables Fact Sheet
Learn how much fruit and vegetables we should be eating everyday and practical tips on how to eat more.
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Choose Healthy Snacks Fact Sheet
Find ideas for healthy snack foods, tips for planning healthy snacks and what foods to avoid eating everyday.
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Milk Fact Sheet
Learn what types of milk are recommended for children of different ages and share this information with families.
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Australian Dietary Guidelines
Find up to date advice about the amounts and kinds of food your family should to eat for health and wellbeing.
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Tips for eating healthy
Learn practical ways to encourage your family to eat healthy.

Healthy Recipes

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Healthy Recipes
Find a collection of simple, family friendly, healthy recipes to cook with your family.
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Heart Foundation Recipes
Find kid-friendly recipes that are quick to make, healthy and delicious!

Fussy Eating

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Dinnertime with Isla (pdf)
Storybook for children to encourage fuss-free mealtimes (produced by SLHD)
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Dinnertime with Isla (video)
Video storybook for children to encourage fuss-free mealtimes (produced by SLHD)
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Fuss Free Mealtimes Poster
Find tips on how to create fuss free mealtimes at home (produced by SLHD)
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Fuss Free Mealtime Factsheet
Need some more tips on how to create fuss free mealtimes? Produced my SLHD, also available in 5 other languages

Physical Activity and Reducing Screen Time

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Get Active Each Day Fact Sheet
Learn how much activity your kids should be doing everyday and practical tips to be more active.
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Turn off the Screens Fact Sheet
Learn how much time your children should spend in front of screens and how you can manage screen time at home.
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National physical activity and screen time recommendations for children 0-5 years years
Learn the current national physical activity, screen time and sleep recommendations for children 0-5 years.
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National physical activity and screen time recommendations for children 5-12 years
Learn the current national physical activity, screen time and sleep recommendations for children 5-12 years.
Physical activity guidelines 5-12 year olds
National physical activity and screen time recommendations for children 13-17 years
Learn the current national physical activity and screen time for adolescents aged 13-17 years.
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Tips to get active
Learn practical ways to encourage your family to have an active lifestyle.
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Safe & Healthy Travel to School at any Age
Download our Active Travel flipbook for more information on the benefits of active travel and steps towards active travel independence.
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Walking in Western Sydney
Find tips to increase walking in your day, heart foundation walking information and local council walking paths, sports grounds and parks and gardens information

Wellbeing

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Habits for healthy minds and bodies
Learn practical tips to help with mental health and wellbeing

A Healthy Transition to High School

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Tips to Get Ready for High School brochure
Healthy bodies lead to healthy brains, Here are 8 practical tips that may help your child perform better at school.

Translated Healthy Lifestyle Resources

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Translated Healthy Lifestyle Resources
Find information on healthy living for children and families available in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Hindi and Tamil.

Fact Sheets for Aboriginal Families

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Water- the Best Drink for Healthy Kids
Water is the best drink for everyone. Read more for information on healthy drinks for children
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Active Kids are Healthy Kids
Get kids moving everyday! Learn about how much activity and screen time kids should have and tips to help kids keep moving.
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Healthy Food Grows Strong Kids
Eating healthy foods will help kids grow strong, healthy and happy. Find ideas for healthy food, snacks and breakfasts

Other Healthy Lifestyle Information

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Healthy Eating Active Living website
From healthy eating tips, to free programs to get you active – we can help you find one small change in your day that will help you (and your family) feel better and healthier for longer.
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Go4Fun program
Go4Fun is a FREE 10-week healthy lifestyle program for NSW kids aged 7-13 who are above a healthy weight. Your kids will make new friends while they learn good eating habits, get active and become more confident. Go4Fun programs are fun, interactive and led by qualified health professionals. They are held after school, and run parallel with school terms. The result? Children and their families have fun are fitter, healthier and happier.
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Get Healthy Service
The Get Healthy service is your guide to getting healthy. It is a free, confidential telephone based expert advice program giving you motivation to find a healthier, happier you. You can opt in for a six month coaching program (10 calls) or a one time call with additional information provided. This program will provide you with support, motivation and information.

Want to find out about our programs?

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