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Nutrition Assessment for Infants and Toddlers

Children younger than two should drink whole milk. They need the extra fat for growth and brain development.

Offer your toddler two to three servings of milk each day. Keep in mind that serving sizes are less for smaller children.

One-year olds

Milk, whole - 1/2 cup (4 ounces)

Cheese - 1/2 ounce (1-inch cube)

Yogurt, whole milk - 1/2 cup (4 ounces)

Your toddler does not need more than 2 cups (16 ounces of milk) per day. Drinking more than that may not leave room for other healthy foods.

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