Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Nutrition Assessment for Infants and Toddlers
It's great that you are able to breastfeed your baby. Breastmilk generally contains all the calories and nutrients that a baby needs for the first six months of life.
However, babies who are exclusively breastfed need vitamin D supplements. To prevent rickets and vitamin D deficiency, it is recommended that all breastfed babies take a vitamin D supplement (200 IU per day), starting within the first two months of life. This supplement should be continued until your baby is drinking at least 16 ounces per day of vitamin-D fortified formula (or milk, which can be started after one year of age).
Was your baby born early (premature) or very small (low birth weight)?
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- Child Maltreatment - Neglect
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- Diet for Diverticular Conditions
- Eating during Cancer Treatment
- Full Liquid Diet
- Ileostomy Diet
- Level 1 National Dysphagia Diet
- Level 2 National Dysphagia Diet
- Level 3 National Dysphagia Diet
- Low Tyramine Diet
- Low-sodium Diet
- Nutrition after Bariatric Surgery
- Type 1 Diabetes Management for Adolescents
- Type 2 Diabetes Management for Adolescents
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- Vitamin K in Foods
- Weight Management for Adolescents