Infants & Toddlers

WIC Works - Child MedlinePlus: Infant and Toddler Nutrition

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Latest news on infant and toddler nutrition and provides age specific information on feeding children for the first two years.


Breastfeeding

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Provides breastfeeding information to help mothers learn about the effects of breastfeeding on a child's health. Also available in Spanish.


Nutrition for Infants and Toddlers

American Dietetic Association.

View nutrition guidance on choosing appropriate amounts and types of foods to feed infants and toddlers.


Feeding Your 1- to 2-Year-Old

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.

Discusses some key issues such as iron intake, foods to avoid and how much children should eat.


Starting Solids: Nutrition Guide for Infants and Children 6 to 18 Months of Age

International Food Information Council Foundation

Describes healthy feeding practices for babies and toddlers including when and how to introduce solid foods, and which foods to avoid. Also includes how to handle infant choking. Also available in PDF |1.4 MB.


Breast Feeding vs. Formula Feeding

Nemours. Kidshealth.org.

Discusses advantages and challenges of both breast feeding and formula feeding.


Prevent Childhood Choking: It's Up to You (PDF | 1.83 MB)

International Food Information Council.

Information for parents and child care providers on keeping mealtime and the house safe.


Toddler Nutrition and Health Resource List (PDF | 139)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

A collection of resources on toddler nutrition and health issues, including food allergies, picky eaters, oral health, and physical activity.


Children's Nutrition Research Center

USDA. ARS. Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine

For dozens of topics on child nutrition and feeding, this site provides tips and answers to questions. Includes both consumer level and technical/professional information.


Feeding Your Infant

Clemson University Cooperative Extension.

Provides guidance on food preparation and nutrition for infants. Also available in PDF.


SuperKids Nutrition

SuperKids Nutrition, Inc.

Provides nutrition tips and tools for children, including infants and toddlers, and families.


Life Threatening Food Allergies in School and Child Care Settings (PDF | 147 KB)

British Columbia Ministry of Children and Families.

Provides practical information to help parents work with care providers, staff, and children regarding life-threatening food allergies. Includes sample letters to school officials and safe lunch ideas.