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Best Foot Forward: Getting good nutrition right from the start

First Steps Nutrition Trust’s 2nd conference   

Best Foot Forward: Getting good nutrition right from the start

Kensington Town Hall, London W8 7NX - 26th April 2017



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9.00 - 9.30        Refreshments and registration

9.30 - 9.45        Chair: Professor Annie Anderson

                        Welcome  Chris Cuthbert Director of Development for A Better Start, Big Lottery Fund
                        and Dr Helen Crawley, Director First Steps Nutrition Trust

9.45 – 10.30      What solids to give and when in the first year of life? What does the evidence really show?
                        Professor Charlotte Wright, University of Glasgow.

10.30-11.00       Updating evidence reviews for the WHO Global Strategy on Infant and Young Child Feeding.
                        Professor Alison McFadden, University Dundee

11.00- 11.30      Coffee break

11.30- 12.00      Strengthening regulations on baby feeding products – Reflections on progress and the parliamentary bill.
                        Alison Thewliss MP

12.00-12.45       Commercial baby food: does this support our recommendations on complementary feeding? 
                        Dr Helen Crawley, First Steps Nutrition Trust

12.45-13.00       Reflective Activity


13.00 – 2.30       
Lunch/networking/stands

Chair: Professor Sian Robinson

2.30 -3.00          New voluntary food and drink guidelines for infants in Early Years Settings in England.
                         Dr Patricia Mucavele OBE, Head of Nutrition, The Children's Food Trust.

3.00 -3.45          HENRY: A joined up approach to a best start - Kim Roberts, Director HENRY

                         HENRY in action in A Better Start Bradford - Jo Howes, Child Health Specialist, Better Start Bradford

3.45-4.00            Reflective activity

4.00-4.15            Presentation award

4.15-4.30            Closing remarks