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Child care settings are ideal places for young children to adopt healthy behaviors during their early developmental years.
By creating or enhancing environments and policies that promote and support healthy eating, active living, and breastfeeding, child care professionals play a critical partnership role in helping young children start school fit, healthy, and ready to learn. As these children continue to grow, healthy behaviors adopted early in their development will continue to build a solid foundation for a healthier life.
Get ideas and resources to create healthier child care settings.