Safefood is urging parentsto 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.
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.
These organisations work in most areas to promote access to sports and physical activity, they are great sources of information about active things you can do in your area.
The HSE is not responsible for any of the information listed on external websites. The links are provided for information purposes only. If you think that you have an underlying medical condition, or have not been active for some time you should talk to your doctor before you make any changes to your activity levels.