Infant Nutrition

Infant Eating in a High Chair

Find information on feeding and nutrition support for infants below, including clinical protocols and guidelines. Please also see these pages for specific infant resources:

Infant Nutrition and Health Resource List (PDF | 284 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Collection of resources on infant nutrition, breastfeeding and general feeding, including books, pamphlets and audiovisuals.

Infant Feeding Guide

USDA. FNS. WIC Works Resource System.

Provides an overview of topics related to infant nutrition and feeding and answers some common questions on feeding infants.

Infant and Newborn Nutrition

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find a selection of tools and resources for learning about or teaching parents about infant nutrition. Also available in Spanish.

Vegetarian Infants (PDF | 336 KB)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Vegetarian Nutrition Practice Group.

Provides information on a well-balanced vegetarian diet that supports the normal growth and development of infants.

Clinical Protocols

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.

Find infant feeding guidelines for topics such as hypoglycemia, supplementation, hypotonia, jaundice, allergic proctocolitis, and more. Available in multiple languages.

Guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding 2010

World Health Organization.

Find recommendations on infant feeding in the context of HIV and strategies for counseling mothers with HIV.

Updates on the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition in Infants and Children

World Health Organization.

Find evidence-based, global recommendations that address issues related to the management of severe acute malnutrition in infants and children.