MEND 2-4 is a healthy lifestyle program for children aged 2 to 4 and their parents and carers. It involves a 90-minute session once a week for ten weeks.

MEND 2-4 is for any child aged 2 to 4, whatever their weight.
Parents attend each session with their children to learn about healthy eating, portion sizes and active play.

It’s run by local teams in local communities.
Sessions run during the day in local community venues. Up to 10 families can attend each session.

MEND 2-4 is FREE for families to attend. 
All running costs are paid for by an organising body or other sponsors.

It offers friendly advice and tips, without being prescriptive.
MEND 2-4 shows parents creative ways to encourage children to taste and enjoy different fruits, vegetables and other healthy snacks.

It offers a friendly, creative and fun environment for families.
Each week, children enjoy creative and active play activities while the adults take part in group discussions. Parents participate with their children and everyone has fun together.

Where can I find more detailed information?
Email us on or call us on 1300 822 953 for the cost of a local call. To find your nearest program, visit our Find a program page.

NSW Health

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