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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | August 2016

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Getting a taste for best practice in infant nutrition

Getting a taste for best practice in infant nutrition
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Article topics: Feeding support, Health visiting teams, Infant Nutrition

While nutrition is important throughout life, it is particularly vital that infants get off to a good start. Here, JCN looks at the knowledge community nurses need to provide best practice...

With all the things community nurses need to think about when visiting patients — continence status; support from friends and family; wound care; smoking cessation, to name but a few — it is easy to see how nutritional status might come some way  down the list. After all, it’s pretty easy to tell if a patient is dangerously underweight or drifting into obesity isn’t it? All you have to do is look at them...