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playing a vital and integral role in improving the overall quality of care and daily nutritional health of participants. August 2013 Kentucky’s Child and Adult Care Food Program Feeding Infants
Do I Have to Claim Infants? YES! It’s a matter of civil rights.
YIKES! I need HELP! What forms and documentation do I need? Do I have to buy infant food and formula? What foods are creditable? What foods do I feed infants and at what ages? OBJECTIVES:
What forms and documentation do I need? Infant Addendum to Enrollment CACFP Enrollment Form Infant Menus Documentation of PURCHASED infant food Daily Meal Counts Recorded on Record of Meals Served Form, 17-9
1. Infant Addendum to Enrollment Every parent must be given the opportunity to accept or decline the formula AND food you provide. If a parents accepts the formula and food you provide, you must purchase and provide that formula and food. The parent must complete the Infant Addendum to Enrollment, not the director. It is the owner/directors responsibility to ensure that the Infant Addendum is complete. Must be signed and dated! Let’s look at an example
2. Enrollment Form Must also have an CACFP enrollment form Filled out completely, signed and dated by the parent Renewed Annually Let’s look at an example
3. Infant Menus Must be DATED and must be filled out DAILY Menu items circled/highlighted or written in if item is not listed Number of infants participating in each meal service documented on the infant menu Total meals recorded on 17-9 at the end of the day Menus need to be collected and placed in monthly folder at the end of the month. Let’s look at the NEW menu’s!!
Do I have to buy infant formula and food? Absolutely! Parents have the choice to use the formula you provide OR to bring in their own formula.
Documentation of purchased food/formula
What do I buy?
Infant Formula 0 through 11 months
Infant Foods Prepackaged fruit or vegetable Any brand Iron Fortified Infant Cereal without fruit (DRY, not wet) Whole fruits that you prepare and modify according to the development of the child. Baby foods that are not combinations (Chicken and Apples, Turkey and vegetables)
Creditable Infant Foods
Non -Creditable Infant Foods
Ages and Stages: Simple Rules to Follow
Infants 0 through 3 months ONLY Formula or breast milk on demand
Infant Feeding Formula Purchase, stock and offer at least one approved Iron Fortified Formula Have a signed Infant Addendum and Enrollment form on each participant Serve all infants formula or breast milk Feed on demand AGEBreakfastLunch/SupperSnack Birth – 3 months 4-6 fl. oz. formula or breast milk
Breast Feeding Breast feeding: Claim meal if parent brings breast milk and YOU serve it Do NOT claim if mother breast feeds on-site Unless you provide at least one other component
Infants 4 through 7 months May be introduced to solid foods when developmentally ready
4-7 Month Infant Feeding: Solid Foods Parents may choose to bring none, some, or all meal components. Continue to offer IFF formula and/or infant food if parent chooses Do not solicit parents to bring food AGEBreakfastLunch/SupperSnack 4 months- 7 months 4-8 fl. oz. formula or breast milk 0-3 tablespoons infant cereal 4-8 fl. oz. formula or breast milk 0-3 tablespoons infant cereal 0-3 tablespoons fruit and/or vegetable 4-8 fl. oz. formula or breast milk
Infants 8 through 12 months Solid foods can be incorporated into meals
8-12 month Infant Feeding Continue to allow parents to choose or bring in their own IFF Formula, Infant Cereal and fruit/vegetables. Center must provide the minimum portion of ONE meal component in order to claim the meal for 8-12 month olds. Communicate with parents Explain CACFP meal pattern Discuss development readiness Coordinate to introduce foods at the same time
8-12 month Infant Feeding AGEBreakfastLunch/SupperSnack 8 months— first birthday 6-8 fl. oz. formula or breast milk 2-4 tablespoons infant cereal 1-4 tablespoons fruit and/or vegetable 6-8 fl. oz. formula or breast milk 2-4 tablespoons infant cereal and/or 1-4 tablespoons meat, fish, poultry, egg yolk, or cooked dry beans or dry peas or ½-2 oz. cheese, or 1-4 tablespoons cottage cheese 1-4 tablespoons fruit and/or vegetable 2-4 fl. oz. formula or breast milk or fruit juice 0-1/2 slice bread or 0-2 crackers