IJBPE - Vol 8 Issue 1


Covid, alternative diets and the IJBPE competition

Mary Nolan, Editor-in-Chief.

Children’s rights and ‘alternative’ diets: Supporting caregivers’ decision-making on healthy diets for infants and young children
Julie Smith, Associate Professor, The Australian National University.


Alternatives to animal-based milks: Protecting infant and young children health when families choose plant-based diets
Helen Crawley, First Steps Nutrition, UK.

Overcoming breastfeeding limitations in lower socio-economic environments
Penny Reimers, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Anna Coutsoudis, Professor Emeritus, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.

Food fussiness in early childhood: Assessment and management
Gillian Harris, Consultant Clinical Psychologist; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK.

Weaning a baby onto a vegan diet
Amanda Benham, Dietitian in private practice specialising in plant-based nutrition and paediatrics, Australia.

Taking action to keep the infant in mind
Matthew Price, Principal Clinical Psychologist and Jane Ellis, Assistant Psychologist – Little Minds Matter, Bradford Infant Mental Service, UK.

The Vegan Society: Veganism and early childhood
Heather Russell, Dietitian at The Vegan Society, UK

Family Education Programme

The Planet Munch programme: A healthy lifestyle programme for preschool children, their families and caregivers
Julie Lanagan, Principal Research Fellow and Honorary Paediatric Dietitian at the University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UK.

Regular Features

  • News in Question
  • Book Pages
  • Reflection
  • Sally’s Column
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