Infant & Toddler Nutrition Needs


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Infants' nutritional needs are met completely through breast milk or an iron-fortified infant formula until what age?

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1. Toddlers need less food because?

2. What are some of the signs that an infant is ready for solid foods?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Infants and toddlers each have distinct nutritional needs, and the worksheet/quiz pairing will allow you to see how much you know about properly feeding a baby or toddler. Quiz questions evaluate your knowledge about meeting the nutritional needs of babies and toddlers while providing them with safe foods at the appropriate age.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, you will be tested on:

  • Foods that are choking dangers for toddlers
  • Stopping the exclusive use of breast milk or iron-fortified formula
  • Indicators that an infant could eat solid foods
  • Unsafe foods for babies older than six months old

Skills Practiced

Develop these skills by using this worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about nutritional needs of infants and toddlers from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding unsafe foods for infants and toddlers and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when a baby might be ready to try solid foods

Additional Learning

Use the accompanying lesson entitled Infant & Toddler Nutrition Needs to learn more about properly feeding babies and toddlers. The lesson meets these objectives:

  • Define the ages of infants and toddlers
  • Understand why infants should not be fed soy milk or cow's milk
  • Know the recommended calorie intake per day for toddlers
  • Define pureed solid food and give examples