Getting started safely

A safe and healthy start to the world of not only solid food for your child. The program offers tips and advice on safe eating, allergy prevention, first aid, choosing the right tools and many other popular topics.

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Transitioning a child to solid food is a step full of challenges. The Getting Started Safe online program guides you through every aspect of this important period – from safe food preparation and serving, to recognizing and preventing food allergies, to the basics of first aid. We also deal with important topics such as the prevention of choking and the correct setting of the dining environment so that food is not only safe for your child, but also a pleasant part of the day. With advice and practical tips from experts in child development and nutrition, you and your child can look forward to discovering new flavors together without unnecessary stress. Join us and make food a joyful part of your child’s development.

What will you learn in the program?

  • Essential knowledge in the safety of food preparation and storage: how to properly wash fruit and vegetables and how to store them, how to store food such as meat or eggs in such a way that safety principles are maintained and how to also prepare and defrost these foods, including the question of whether need to wash the meat. We also address the question of whether and how to reheat food for children, whether it is safe to reheat food more than once, and how to store it.
  • What to focus on when choosing dining utensils or a dining chair: selection of safe utensils for food, cutlery and crockery. We will also advise you on how to choose a suitable children’s chair or lounger. We will also describe what the correct sitting position of a child looks like in a chair or lounger while eating and whether it is necessary to fasten the child’s seat belt while eating.
  • Which foods are risky for children: you will find out which foods young children must not eat at all, and which foods it is good to pay attention to when preparing for children. We also address the question of whether it is appropriate to give honey to small children, how much salt is a safe dose for a child, and what about mushrooms or hot food.
  • How to ensure food safety: what else to prepare before eating and, above all, what to prepare for. How to distinguish suffocation from gagging and how to provide first aid to a child in case of suffocation. You will also learn in which position it is suitable to feed a baby who is not yet sitting.
  • Food intolerances and allergies: how to tell them apart, how to prevent them and how to proceed in case of an allergic reaction to food. We will also present the foods that most often cause an allergic reaction, what an allergic reaction looks like and when to start introducing allergens into a child’s diet.
  • How to start giving your baby solid food: how to transition to solid food. Is the spoon method or baby-led weaning more suitable? We will present methods from the point of view of safety and explain how to feed a child with a spoon, how to self-feed and how to prepare food safely.
  • Preparing food for a holiday or for a restaurant: how to proceed when dining outside the home, how to prepare for a holiday and what to watch out for when abroad and in a restaurant.
  • And other interesting information!

What does the program look like?

On your mobile and on your computer, always at your fingertips

To start the program, you create your account, which contains all your purchased programs and packages. You’ll simply be able to track your progress in a program that saves automatically, and everything will work easily on your computer and phone. 

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More about how the program works

Program content

  • The importance of food safety in children

    • Cleanliness of the work environment
    • How to properly wash fruits and vegetables
    • Safe food storage
    • Food preparation and processing
  • Home preparation of side dishes

    • Appropriate food preparation procedure
    • Homemade food canning
    • Safe heating of side dishes
  • Safety of food and supplies

    • Safe dishes, utensils and their care
    • Safe and risky foods to avoid
  • Choking and gagging

    This chapter is key to ensuring baby’s safety when transitioning to solid food. While gagging is a natural reflex that helps a child learn to process solid food and protects the airway, choking is an emergency that requires immediate intervention. The chapter will teach you how to react correctly in both situations.

  • Health complications and first aid

    • Prevention
    • First aid
    • Scalding
    • Dehydration
  • Allergies and food intolerances

    • Difference between food allergy and intolerance
    • Food allergies and foods that can trigger allergies
    • When to start introducing allergens
    • How to prevent food allergies
  • Safe transition from milk to mushy and solid food

    • Basics for a safe transition
    • Procedures for the transition to solid food – spoon method and baby-led weaning
    • Basic rules for preparing food during self-feeding
    • Safe serving of solid foods
    • Preparing an environment for safe serving of food to children
    • The correct position of the child when eating
    • How to choose a child’s dining chair and high chair for feeding
    • Safe sitting of the child while eating
  • Selection of gadgets

    The right choice of eating aids can make the introduction of solid food much easier for parents. In the program, we will focus on how to think about aids and how to choose them. Here you will find the topic of choosing a dining chair for a child, how to choose suitable dishes and cutlery, as well as other accessories such as a bib.

  • Safety of dining on holiday and in restaurants

    A comprehensive overview of how to ensure that eating out is safe and enjoyable for your child at the same time. The chapter will offer practical advice on gearing up for travel, from portable chairs to safe food tips, and advice on how to avoid common pitfalls such as unsuitable foods or the risk of scalding.

  • Frequently asked questions by parents

    Question and Answer Section. Based on your questions, we are gradually expanding this section in cooperation with our experts.

What do parents say about the programs?

    Thank you so much for the great information. It is true that we may be focusing on some things unnecessarily. :-)) We will definitely try the pairing, it could work. When we try to start something new, it's the total end of the world for Patíka. Thank you so much! Kačka

    I would like to thank you very much for a lot of valuable information and specific tips on how to improve the diet of these children (son 5.5 years old, limited menu). I have to say that after watching the webinar, I feel relieved that we are not alone in this and that the way to improve our diet is simply here, and also that she doesn't actually eat very little of those foods, even though it is very little compared to "normal". I've also gone through the online course of The Eating School but here I feel a lot of support, that when a child has ASD, some things don't work, or they don't work right away, and that's a great support. Thank you.

    Professional and at the same time human approach.

    Great content, everything simply explained. I especially appreciate the apt examples, several times my husband and I had a hearty laugh. Thank you very much.

    Thank you very much for your wonderful care. Mgr. Ludvíčková is a really great therapist and person. We recommend all ten to everyone. Each child and problem was solved comprehensively, ideas for supplementing the daughter's diet helped us to increase the weight, which the daughter has been struggling with for a long time, due to her disability.

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  • 12 chapters
  • 31 subsections
  • You will learn how to feed your baby safely
  • You will learn how to safely store and prepare different foods
  • You will know how to give first aid to a child in case of suffocation or scalding
  • You will experience an allergic reaction
  • You will learn when and how to introduce allergens

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Questions and Answers
  • What if I don’t find the answers to my questions in the Program?

    If you do not find the answer to your question in the Program, you have the opportunity to ask our experts directly through the Q&A section at the end of each program.

  • How long after purchase will I have access to the Program?

    You don’t have to worry about not having enough time to complete the Program. You have access to it for the whole year and you can save or print the accompanying documents and information cards.

  • I don’t know what Program is right for me.

    Contact us by e-mail and we will be happy to help you choose the right Program or package.

  • How are the programmes conducted?

    You browse the online programs yourself according to your time options online. In the programs, you will find a lot of interesting and important information and instructions, as well as accompanying photos, which you will especially appreciate when choosing tools, as well as videos that will present essential information and procedures even better.

  • How old are the programmes suitable for?

    Online programs of The Eating School are currently suitable for children from birth to three years. We will add other age categories gradually. Our goal is to cover information for all ages of children.

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