By Robin Allen, MSPH, RDN, LDN
The webinar Responsive Feeding: Understanding when and how to develop a feeding relationship with infants was held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The recording is posted to the Learn page https://learn.extension.org/events/3068 and Registered Dietitians and Early Intervention Specialists can earn 1 CEU by watching the recording the completing the evaluation.
A lively chat pod with great examples and many great resources shared by the presenter and the participants kept everyone actively engaged. People are passionate about their children! I have compiled a list and description of these resources below:
- Bently, M.E., Wasser, H.M., Creed-Kanashiro, H.M, Responsive Feeding and Child Undernutrition in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. JN Jan 26, 2011. http://jn.nutrition.org/content/141/3/502
- Ellyn Satter Institute “Our mission is helping adults and children be joyful and confident with eating.” http://www.ellynsatterinstitute.org/
- How Do I Get My Kid to Eat but not too much? Book by Ellyn Satter https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/724207.How_to_Get_Your_Kid_to_Eat
- Black, MM, About FE, Responsive feeding is embedded in a theoretical framework of responsive parenting. J Nutr 2011, March;141(3):490-4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21270366
- Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity. Feeding Guidelines for Infants and Young Toddlers: A Responsive Parenting Approach. A Robert Wood Johnson Foundations program. http://healthyeatingresearch.org/research/feeding-guidelines-for-infants-and-young-toddlers-a-responsive-parenting-approach/
- The Family Dinner Project Rose and Thorn Food, fun and conversation about things that matter. Learn some fun games to play to engage your children in conversation at the table. https://thefamilydinnerproject.org/fun/rose-and-thorn/
- “NEEDs for Tots is a print and web-based curriculum designed to educate children, parents and preschool providers on the principles of the Division of Responsibility in Feeding and USDA Core Nutrition Messages. Our NEEDs for Tots curriculum, based on these principles, has a lesson about conversations at mealtime and helps parents be able to direct mealtime conversation away from focus on foods and likes/dislikes.” https://www.needscenter.org/resources1/needs-for-tots-b-2/ There is a lesson plan called conversation starters: https://www.needscenter.org/resources1/needs-for-tots-b-2/
- Happier Meals: A Dietitian’s Tips for Parents of Young Children Youtube video teaching parents how to help their children make healthy food choices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUwf3GEVcrc
- Fun Food And The 90:10 Rule from THE NOURISHISHED CHILD by Jill Castle, MS, RDN https://jillcastle.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/90-10-Rule-117-1.pdf
- Nursing Child Assessment Satellite Training (NCAST). Nursing Child Assessment Satellite Training (NCAST) produces and develops research-based products, assessments and training programs to teach professionals, parents and other caregivers the skills to provide nurturing environments for young children. https://nursing.uw.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/NCAST-overview-fact-sheet.pdf
- The AAP Change Talk Simulations are great for health professionals to practice using Motivational Interviewing to assist with responsive feeding and healthy eating. https://shop.aap.org/change-talk-childhood-obesity/
- SNAP-Ed helps educate low-income families to make healthful choices.The SNAP-Ed Connection is a dynamic online resource center for State and local SNAP-Ed providers. SNAP-Ed Connection is funded by USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/
What are some resources you use in your practice? Let’s keep the conversation going!
This blog was posted by Robin Allen, a member of the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Nutrition and Wellness team that aims to support the development of professionals working with military families. Find out more about the MFLN Nutrition and Wellness concentration on our website, on Facebook, on Twitter, and LinkedIn.