Infant Nutrition

Infant Eating in a High Chair

Find general information on infant nutrition below. Please also see these pages for specific infant resources:

Infant Allergies and Food Sensitivities

American Academy of Pediatrics.

Learn how to lessen the risk and severity of food allergies and what signs to look for in infants.

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.

Infant Nutrition and Health Resource List (PDF | 146 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

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

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.

Feeding Your Infant

Clemson University Cooperative Extension.

Provides advice to parents and caregivers on preparation and feeding practices for infants.

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Baby

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension.

Helps parents understand infant needs and development at different stages:

Infant using a computer Getting Started on Eating Right

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Learn how to take a balanced approach to weight gain during an infant's first years.