Infant Feeding and Menu Requirements
View our PowerPoint Slide Presentation – feel free to view, download and use this for training center staff and providers about CACFP Infant Feeding and Meal Requirements. Includes speaker notes.
Meal pattern for infants (birth up to first birthday) – charts may be printed for your use – each will open in a new window.
Instructions for claiming infant meals in Nebraska CACFP (includes infant feeding/formula selection form and sample meal records)
Infant Production Records
Two sets of standardized infant production records are available (3 records per set, based on the age of the infant).
You may select the set that works best in your child care center.
Set One: Weekly Meal Records – One week of meals may be recorded for an individual infant.
Set Two: Daily Meal Records – Meals served to several infants may be recorded for a full day
Frequently Asked Question about Feeding Infants on the CACFP – Answers to your questions about feeding infants.
Formulas that do not require medical statement
USDA memo CACFP 756 clarification on acceptable infant formula
Cow’s milk removed from infant meal pattern Child Caring Online
Infant Feeding Reminders Child Caring Online
Tips for Infant Feeding Child Caring Online
Questions and Answers About the Nutritional Content of Baby Food Child Caring Online
Feeding Infants – A Guide for Use in Child Nutrition Programs – USDA FNS 258 –
- Infant Feeding links – Child Care Nutrition Resource System (CNSS)
- WIC Learning Center – many articles and links to other resources
Other resources of interest