Guidelines for Child Care Providers to Prepare and Feed Bottles to Infants

Bottle feeding baby

Infants in child care programs have special feeding needs, and developing a feeding plan should be an important part of enrolling an infant in child care. Parents and child care providers must work together closely to ensure that infants are being fed in ways that promote healthy growth. Child care providers are responsible for feeding infants in their care¬†appropriately based on the regular feeding routines parents have developed in consultation with their child’s pediatrician.

Helping Parents Make Infant Feeding