Journal article

Early childhood nutrition concerns, resources and services for Aboriginal families in Victoria

Judith Myers, Sharon Thorpe, Jennifer Browne, Kay Gibbons, Stephanie Brown

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH | WILEY | Published : 2014

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the child nutrition concerns of Aboriginal families with young children attending Aboriginal health and early childhood services in Victoria; training needs of early childhood practitioners; and sources of nutrition and child health information and advice for Aboriginal families with young children. METHOD: Qualitative needs assessment involving consultation with Aboriginal parents of young children aged 0-8 years attending Aboriginal health and early childhood services, and early childhood practitioners from Aboriginal health and early childhood services in urban and regional Victoria. Focus groups were conducted with 35 Aboriginal parents and interviews conducted ..

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