Feeding Guide

YOGMAN PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES

INFANT FEEDING GUIDE

Breast Milk

or

Iron Fortified Formula

0-4 Months

8-10 feedings 16-32 ounces

4-6 months

4-7 feedings 24-40 ounces

6-8 months

3-4 feedings 24-32 ounces

8-10 months

3-4 feedings 16-32 ounces

10-12 months

3-4 feedings

16-24 ounces introduce whole milk

Cereal + Bread

NONE

Boxed infant rice, oatmeal, or barley
Mix 2-3 teaspoons with formula, breast milk, or water (spoonfeed)

All varieties of boxed infant cereal (EXCEPT CERA-MEAL OR CEREAL WITH FRUIT OR HONEY) 2 times a day

Infant cereals Cream of Wheat, or other plain hot cereals
Toast, bagel, or crackers

Infant or cooked cereals Unsweetened cereals bread, rice, noodles + pasta

Fruit Juices Vegetables

Fruits

NONE NONE

NONE

NONE NONE

NONE

NONE
Strained or mashed vegies -dark yellow or orange (avoid corn)
-dark green
1/2 -1 jar or 1/4 - 1/2 cup
a day

Fresh or cooked fruits -mashed bananas -applesauce
-strained fruits

1 jar or 1/2 cup per day

NONE
Cooked, mashed family vegetables

Junior vegetables

peeled, soft fruit wedges bananas, peaches, pears oranges apples

NONE

Cooked vegetable pieces

some raw vegetables -carrots
-tomatoes cucumbers

All fresh fruit peeled and seeded

canned packed in water

Protein Foods

NONE

NONE

NONE

Lean Meat-chicken & fish strained, chopped, or small tender pieces

egg yolk
yogurt
mild cheese cooked dried beans

Small tender pieces of meat, fish or chicken

whole egg
yogurt
cheese
cooked dried beans

*For constipation prune juice or pureed prunes-no banana, applesauce, or rice

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