Health, Safety, and Nutrition

Take a closer look at the Health, Safety, and Nutrition Sub-Domain Effective Practice Guide to discover four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Also, find practices for home visitors.

Responsive Feeding Webinars

Three short webinars on responsive feeding and how home visitors can help families make the most of mealtimes.

Parent Provides. Child Decides.

Feeding your baby is an opportunity to bond and get to know each other. This short video explains two approaches that support healthy feeding with your baby.

Family Mealtime

Find out how family mealtime can be an important opportunity to support child development.

Responsive Feeding

Home Visitors can explore this resource to learn how to make responsive feeding a part of families' mealtime routine.

Choosing Healthy Drinks for Your Young Child

Children who are often given sugary drinks are more likely to have tooth decay (cavities). Learn about which drinks have added sugar and which drinks (water and milk) are best for children.

Positive Eating Environment Self-Assessment for ECE Programs

The Positive Eating Environment Self-Assessment for Early Care and Education (ECE) Programs offers a brief, user-friendly way to assess basic mealtime practices. Learn how this assessment can help center-based and family child care programs that serve 3 to 5 year olds. Staff can use this tool to evaluate the availability of healthy nutrition and mealtime environments. It can also be used for staff discussions and policy planning.