Safefood is urging parents are being urged to make practical changes to everyday lifestyle habits such as portion sizes, drinks and screen time to make a big difference to the health and wellbeing of children and combat the island’s high levels of childhood overweight and obesity.
What does research tell us?
It is important that mothers are supported to continue to breastfeed when they go back to work. The WHO, Department of Health and HSE recommend that children are exclusively breastfed for 6 months.
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Registering on the site as a professional enables you to order larger quantities of publications. Professionals include people working in schools or an education setting, community services, voluntary groups, health professionals, people involved in workplace health and so on.
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We have to limit the number of publications that can be ordered as we only have a limited supply. If you are a professional
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You can order what you need. It is expensive to provide this service so we would appreciate if you would only order the amount that you think you will use. You can always place another order when you run out.
Is there any charge for ordering publications?
No, the HSE provides this service at no cost to the end user.
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You should receive an order confirmation email within 24 hrs of placing your order. In some circumstances we may not be able to process your entire order, you will be notified by email if this is the case. You should also receive an email telling you that your order has been sent and one when your order has been delivered.
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You can order a range of publications on healthpromotion.ie on topics such as healthy eating immunisation mental health. Select a topic in the right hand column and click on search or enter a word such as active or food or healthy and click on search.
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Once you have selected all the publications that you want you should click on the link at the top of the page that says
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Once you click on place order you will be redirected back to the publication order section where you will see a confirmation message.