Review of Pregnancy Care Guidelines on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Weight
At least three of HAES Australia’s recommendations were adopted. The new guidelines:
The adoption of these recommendations is a significant step towards respectful care and body autonomy during pregnancy
"National Obesity Strategy Consultation"
The Consultation report (content warning: medicalisation of higher body weight) was released late 2020, with a featured quote from HAES Australia recommending that:
"policies recognise human diversity and support each child’s individual pattern of growth and development to improve their short and long-term health and wellbeing (p. 46)".
The draft final strategy will be considered by State and Federal Health Ministers in 2022.
"Select Committee into the Obesity Epidemic in Australia"
HAES Australia influenced the first two recommendations of the Final Report that:
HAES Australia’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic 2020
HAES Australia’s Response to the “Fast Track to Health” Study
A foundation document that defines a Health at Every Size® approach that can be used by practitioners and consumers of health care to advocate for weight-neutral care.
Eating disorders and 'Obesity'
Defines the screening, assessment and treatment of eating disorders from a size acceptance framework.
If you are concerned about an issue that relates to HAES Australia's vision and mission and requires strategic, collective advocacy, please contact us HAESAustralia@gmail.com.
Acknowledgement of Country
HAES Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waters, where we live, work and play. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.
We commit to ongoing learning and growth as we become an inclusive and diverse community.
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