Need to talk? Call 1800 882 436.
It's a free call with a maternal child health nurse. *call charges may apply from your mobile

Is it an emergency? Dial 000
If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately.

beginning of content

Search results for: "Healthy diet"

Need more information?

Healthy diet during pregnancy

A healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any time, but especially vital if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Read how to have a balanced diet.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Junk food

Kids may love junk food, but they should not form part of a regular, healthy diet.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Healthy diet for children - MyDr.com.au

The average child's diet now gets over 40% of kilojoules from junk foods and drinks. Find out how to encourage better food choices.

Read more on myDr website

Pregnancy health & wellbeing | Raising Children Network

Pregnant? Here’s all you need to stay healthy during pregnancy, including tips for healthy diet and lifestyle and a guide to pregnancy health care.

Read more on raisingchildren.net.au website

Vitamin and mineral supplements: when are they needed? - MyDr.com.au

Vitamin and mineral supplements won't convert poor food choices into a healthy diet, but relevant quantities can address deficiencies at certain life stages.

Read more on myDr website

Nutrition and supplements | Your Fertility

Women and men can improve the chances of a pregnancy and give their baby the best start in life by having a healthy diet, well before a baby is conceived

Read more on Your Fertility website

What do I need to eat if I’m breastfeeding? - Dietitians Australia

Pregnancy What do I need to eat if I’m breastfeeding? What do I need to eat if I’m breastfeeding? A healthy diet is always important, but it’s even more important if you are breastfeeding

Read more on Dietitians Australia website

Vegetarian diets - the basics - Dietitians Australia

Healthy Eating Vegetarian diets - the basics Vegetarian diets – the basics Vegetarian diets can be really healthy, but they need to be carefully planned to make sure all the nutrients you need to be healthy are included

Read more on Dietitians Australia website

Vegan diets: everything you need to know - Dietitians Australia

Healthy Eating Vegan diets: everything you need to know Vegan diets: everything you need to know Vegan diets are a type of vegetarian diet, where only plant-based foods are eaten

Read more on Dietitians Australia website

Constipation and children - Better Health Channel

betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Read more on Better Health Channel website

Call us and speak to a Maternal Child Health Nurse for personal advice and guidance.

Need further advice or guidance from our maternal child health nurses?

This information is for your general information and use only and is not intended to be used as medical advice and should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical condition, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes.

The information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional health care. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult a healthcare professional.

Except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, this publication or any part of it may not be reproduced, altered, adapted, stored and/or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Healthdirect Australia.