Feeding Your Infant: Ages 0 to 4 Months
What Foods Are Best?
How Much Breast Milk or Formula Should I Give?
What Are My Choices?
|Benefits of Breastfeeding||Benefits of Iron-Fortified Formula|
|Why not cow’s milk?||Why not low-iron formula?|
What Can I Expect?
Tips on Bottles and Storage
Healthy Children—American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.healthychildren.org
US Department of Agriculture Infant Nutrition http://www.usda.gov
About Kids Health—The Hospital for Sick Children http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada http://www.sogc.org
Bottle feeding basics. American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/pages/Bottle-Feeding-How-It's-Done.aspx. Updated September 2, 2014. Accessed October 3, 2014.
Breastfeeding. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated September 3. 2014. Accessed October 3, 2014.
Feeding your 4-7 month old. Nemours Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition%5Fcenter/healthy%5Feating/feed47m.html. Updated September 2011. Accessed October 3, 2014.
Formula feeding FAQs: preparation and storage. Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy%5Fcenter/newborn%5Fcare/formulafeed%5Fstoring.html. Updated February 2012. Accessed October 3, 2014.
How often and how much should your baby eat? American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/Pages/How-Often-and-How-Much-Should-Your-Baby-Eat.aspx. Updated July 9, 2014. Accessed October 3, 2014.
How to protect your baby from BPA. Bureau of Environmental Health Massachusetts Department of Public Health website. http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/environmental/exposure/bisphenol-a-brochure.pdf. Updated July 2009. Accessed October 3, 2014.
Nutrition (pediatric preventive care). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated October 3, 2014. Accessed October 3, 2014.
10/12/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Baker R, Greer F, the Committee on Nutrition. Clinical report—diagnosis and prevention of iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia in infants and young children (0-3 years of age). Pediatrics 2010;26(5):1040-1050.
4/7/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Lamberti LM, Zakarija-Grkovic, et al. Breastfeeding for reducing the risk of pneumonia morbidity and mortality in children under two: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health. [Epub 2013 Sep].
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 10/2014 -
- Update Date: 10/03/2014 -
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