Healthy & Active Parenting Programme in the Early Years
This 4-day training course will provide practitioners with the skills, knowledge and resources needed to deliver the 12-session HAPPY group programme for pregnant women and their partners with the aim of reducing childhood obesity.
Six of the sessions take place during the antenatal phase and six take place post-natally, until the baby is nine months old.
On completion of the training, practitioners will be able to:
explain to parents the importance of maternal diet during and after pregnancy and enable them to make changes if needed
support mothers in engaging in physical activity during and after pregnancy
explain to parents the benefits of breastfeeding and healthy infant feeding
support parents in providing opportunities for infant physical activity and avoiding sedentary behaviour
Course Overview & Cost
Click link to download the 4-day HAPPY training course overview.
Click link for an overview of the 12-session HAPPY programme that professionals who attend our four-day training course will deliver to parents.
Impact & Evidence
Included in training cost:
"A great 4-day course. Lots of points to consider and I look forward to delivering in the near future."
"I realised how useful it can be to role play challenging scenarios for parents."
"This training has helped me with my confidence in facilitation and to reflect on my own practice."