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New Infant Nutrition and Feeding Guide Released by USDA
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April 2019

              Educational Resources By Category             

Nutrition and Feeding

What's in my Baby's Food?

Healthy Babies Bright Futures Executive Summary 

Heavy Metals in Baby Food  

Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about the risk of heavy metal exposure to children, and how to help minimize it

How to Safely Prepare Infant Formula

Handout for parents and caregivers 

It's Fun to Eat Fruits & Veggies 
Lesson plans & activities for preschoolers

Tips for Happy Mealtimes

8 tips for parents

Healthy Tips for Picky Eaters

Parent handout in English/Spanish

Healthy Eating for Preschoolers

Handout includes daily food checklist (English)

Nutrition Facts Label Materials

How to read a food label - step by step

Fruit and Vegetable Resource Guide

Includes handouts for participants!

MyPlate Materials

PDF tipsheets, infographics, & games for kids

Reducing the Risk of Choking in Young Children at Mealtimes 

Children under the age of four are at a high risk of choking while eating. Created for parents and caregivers of young children, this colorful four-page resource includes tips on:

  • Preparing foods to make them easier to chew

  • Choking hazards to avoid

  • Ways to model and teach good eating habits

  • And more!

Food & Vitamin Handouts
Physical Activity
Mental Health
Substance Abuse

Developmental Health

Help Me Grow DC

Serving DC pregnant moms and families with children, up to 5 years old, who are facing developmental and
behavioral concerns.

Emotional, Verbal or Physical Abuse

Blood Lead Test