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Vegetarian and vegan feeding guide for toddlers

Toddlers can eat a vegetarian or vegan diet, as long as the foods they are eating contain enough energy, protein and nutrients for them to grow.

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Special diets for kids

Your child may need a special diet for a metabolic condition, allergies or your beliefs. Learn about how to give your child the nutrients they need.

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Vegetarian and vegan feeding guide for babies

If your baby is ready for solids and you plan to start them on a vegetarian or vegan diet, you may need to take extra care to ensure they get adequate nutrition.

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Diet and healthy lifestyle while breastfeeding

Breastfeeding mothers don't need a special diet. But small amounts of what you eat can enter your breast milk, so knowing what's safe is important.

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Children, vitamins and minerals

Kids often don’t need vitamin or mineral supplements. Learn more about giving your child the vitamins and minerals they need through a balanced diet.

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Five food groups

Learn about the five food groups and how eating a variety from each group every day will help your child develop and grow.

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Foods to avoid when pregnant

Important facts about which foods you should avoid, limit, or take extra care with when you're pregnant.

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Anaemia in pregnancy

During pregnancy, some people become anaemic, which means they have too few red blood cells in their body. Diet and supplements can help.

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Vitamins and supplements during pregnancy

Folic acid, iodine and vitamin D supplements are recommended during pregnancy. But a healthy diet will provide all the other nutrients that you need.

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Introducing solid food

By the time your baby is about 6 months of age, breast milk or formula will no longer provide all the nutrition they need for healthy growth.

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