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Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

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Technical Assistance & Guidance
Technical Assistance
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As of April 2024, this resource is under revision to reflect current CACFP policy related to breast milk storage guidelines, ounce equivalents, and crediting soy-based products such as soy yogurt and tofu


Feeding Infants in the CACFP Guide

Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) guide is a training tool for CACFP operators with infants enrolled at their child care site. It covers topics such as the infant meal pattern, developmental readiness, hunger and fullness signs, handling and storing breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, what is creditable in the infant meal pattern, and much more. Find parent communication tools, child care provider handouts, practice scenarios, and check your knowledge questions in this guide as well.


All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and select "save link as."



Communication Tools for Parents

Communication Tools for Child Care Providers

Page updated: May 01, 2024