Welcome to

Feed Your Children Well



 Free web event


Live-via-Zoom Q&A

from 11-12


Riverside Cares


The Child Feeding Guide

It’s easy – this site is open now (just scroll down on this page) so you can post your questions and our experts will be available until 4 pm today to answer your questions.


Live by zoom 11am -12pm

If you’ve missed this session just pop your questions here! 

Our expert panel:

Jill Wheatcroft
Childcare expert & Lecturer in Child Health

About Jill:

Jill Wheatcroft MSc, BSc Community Children’s Nursing, RSCN, Post Grad Dip Academic Practice, First Aid Instructor, A1 Assessor has extensive experience as a Paediatric Nursing Sister and Lecturer in Child Health at City University. Her depth of knowledge of childcare in home, community and hospital settings enables her to support others working in the childcare sector, as well as providing sound well thought out advice and support for families, underpinned by her extensive knowledge. Jill, the co-founder of Riverside Cares, established in 1989, has always been passionate about ensuring children’s safety and well being.


Dr Emma Haycraft
Co-Creator of the Child Feeding Guide and specialist in child feeding

About Emma:

Emma has expertise in caregiver-child interactions, particularly in the context of feeding, eating and mealtimes.  She has been conducting research in this area since 2003, she is a Reader in Psychology at Loughborough University, and has led a variety of research studies which have contributed to the information contained within the Child Feeding Guide. She has a keen interest in conducting research which helps to bring about health behaviour change and in working with families and professionals to share the findings from her research.

About this session:
The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other  qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Jill Wheatcroft

Dr Emma Haycraft

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