Table 1

Stage and focus of the intervention

Time of visit


Focus of each visit

Before child's birth

At 1 month

At 3 months

At 5 months

At 9 months

At 12 months

At 15 months

At 24 months


Breastfeeding

+++

+++

+++

+

+

+/-

Introduction of solids

++

+++

++

++

++

Food texture and serving size

+

++

++

+++

+

Bottle vs cup feeding

+

++

+++

+

+++

Introduction of cow's milk

+

+

+

++

++

++

+++

Consumption of 'extra' foods

+

+

+

+

++

++

++

Healthy food choices (no food rewards)

+

+

++

++

+++

Parent-child interaction

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

Family and social support

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

Physical activity/Active Play

+/-

+

+

+

++

+++

+++

Sedentary behaviours eg TV viewing

+/-

+

+

+

++

++

+++


Wen et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:76   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-76

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