HENRY is a unique and highly successful intervention to protect young children from the physical and emotional consequences of obesity. HENRY works because of its holistic approach, recognising that emotional well-being and confident, responsive parenting are just as important for a healthy lifestyle as nutrition and activity. It is the only evidence-based intervention that enables a good start for babies and young children by bringing together three key elements.
Information about food and activity
… to give babies and young children a good start and help the whole family to adopt a healthier lifestyle
… helping parents develop the confidence and skills to support a healthy lifestyle and emotional well-being in the family
… using solution-focused support as part of a strength-based partnership approach to help families change old habits and achieve their goals