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CHILDHOOD NUTRITION: THE FIRST 1,000 DAYS MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE

Hosted by the Hunterdon County YMCA and Hunterdon Healthcare

Give children the best possible start! Current research shows that children’s eating patterns are set by the time they are 24 months. Learn the importance of providing healthier eating choices, how to conquer picky eaters’ habits and the secrets of appropriate portion management. This program teaches parents and caregivers ways to ensure the health and nutrition of young children. Workshops are divided into six modules, beginning with infant breastfeeding, the importance of breast milk, and fullness cues. Modules progress through finger-foods and feeding the picky toddler. FREE babysitting plus a meal provided.

WHEN
Monday, November 12 | 6:00-8:30 pm or
Wednesday, November 14 | 12:30-3:00 pm

WHERE
Deer Path Branch, 144 West Woodschurch Road, Flemington

PRESENTERS

Nadia Quraishi, Founder of Nourished Retreat and Nourished by Nadia
Nadia is a certified nutritionist based in Flemington. She strives to help individuals eat more whole foods while helping clients build a complete and realistic plan to optimize health. Education: eCornell and T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies – Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate. Academy of National Health Sciences – Certification in Clinical Nutrition. Rutgers University – BA.

Jean Jamele MSN, RN, NE-BC, IBCLC
With a Master’s Degree in Nursing and Education, Jean has worked in the Maternity and Childbirth Education arena for many years both as an educator and a director. Her passion is assisting new parents along their parenting journey, from preconception through the toddler years. Having facilitated HMCs popular Babysteps groups for many years, she has extensive experience in counseling new parents about all sorts of subjects. These include sleep, solids, limit setting, and infant and toddler growth and development.

FEE
FREE! Each family receives a Magic Bullet Baby Bullet Baby Care System upon program completion, plus great giveaways!

REGISTER
Registration is limited.  Contact Michael Reisman at mreisman@hcymca.org
or 908-483-4623.

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