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Table 3 Access to support materials and use of guidelines

From: Obesity prevention in early life: an opportunity to better support the role of Maternal and Child Health Nurses in Australia

Access to Support Materials (n = 56) Number (%)
Standard growth charts for infants 0–2 years 56 (100.0)
BMI percentile charts for children 2–8 years 52 (92.9)
Dietitian to refer families with young children 0–5 year for nutrition advice 43 (76.8)
Lactation consultant to refer mothers to for breastfeeding advice 54 (96.4)
Educational materials on infant feeding 52 (92.9)
Education materials on healthy eating for toddlers and pre-schoolers 52 (92.9)
Education materials on promoting active play in young children 27 (48.2)
Education materials on limiting sedentary behaviour 15 (26.8)
None of the above 1 (1.8)
Use of Guidelines (n = 52)  
Sedentary behaviour in young children 0–5 years 15 (28.8)
Infant feeding 49 (94.2)
Healthy eating in young children (0–5 years) 50 (96.2)
Physical activity in young children (0–5 years) 31 (59.6)
Don’t use any published guidelines 2 (3.8)