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Growing Healthy Toddlers

As babies become toddlers, they enter an important stage of life. It is a time when they develop in so many ways. They are learning to feed themselves, to walk, talk and think. They are beginning to respond to suggestions and commands, and are experiencing a range of emotions, including frustration, anger and the joy of developing new skills. 

The more you can be with your toddler as they learn about themselves and the world around them, the more confident they will be. Check out the articles below to learn more about your toddler and how you can support their development.

Growing Healthy Toddlers

Encouraging toddlers to move freely and play is important for building strength in muscles and bones. Play has an important effect…

Toddlers need a range of different nutrients to help with their healthy growth and development. Eating and drinking well will help…

There are other important aspects of your toddler's life that also make an impact on their health and development

Breastfeeding gives your baby all the nutrients they need to grow for the first 6 months of life. There are health benefits for you…

Family time is important for toddlers

Resources

Toddler Development: 1-2 years
Find out what toddlers aged 1-2 years need for healthy growth and development - Raising Children Network
Fundamental Movement Skills
Fundamental movement skills are the building blocks of movement - Munch & Move

Tools & Community Services