Diet and Feeding Advice: Infancy


  • Strongly encourage breast feeding.
  • Hold infant for bottle feeding.
  • Avoid giving bottles at bedtime or naptime.
  • Don't use sweetened pacifiers.
  • Introduce cup at six months.
  • Wean bottle by 12 months.
  • Avoid ad lib use of sippy cup unless it contains water.
  • Recommend no juice in the first year of life.
  • Healthy snack choices to promote a lifetime of healthy snack habits