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Table 6 Previous training and request for future training

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

Topics Received training in past 2 years (n = 51) Request for future training (n = 51)
No (%)
Breastfeeding (e.g. benefits, support, techniques etc.) 40 (78.4) 3 (5.9)
Introduction of solids to infants (e.g. timing, types of foods etc.) 40 (78.4) 4 (7.8)
Healthy infant feeding practices (e.g. eating together as a family not using food as a reward) 27 (52.9) 9 (17.6)
Healthy eating for young children 30 (58.8) 18 (35.3)
Active play for young children 14 (27.5) 18 (35.3)
Limiting sedentary behaviour 5 (9.8) 13 (25.5)
Overweight/obesity management in children 5 (9.8) 13 (25.5)
Overweight/obesity prevention in children 10 (19.6) 13 (25.5)
Behaviour change techniques 10 (19.6) 12 (23.5)
No training in past 2 years 2 (3.9) n/a