Feeding Babies - Infant Development and Feeding Skills

Carefully read the enclosed home study text.

Answer all questions for two (2) hours of CACFP training.

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1. * As a participant in the CACFP, what do you need to offer parents of infants?
2. * May you claim a baby if the parent(s) decide to provide the formula or breast milk?
3. * Do you need to fill out a Child Enrollment Form for a baby whose parents have chosen not to have their baby participate?
4. You must record the approved iron fortified infant formula you offer on Child Enrollment Forms for all babies in care.
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5. If a baby is being breast fed, describe how you store beast milk safely.
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6. * What is the first step before you handle breast milk?
7. * How do you thaw and warm breast milk?
8. * If a breast fed baby regularly consumes less than the amounts listed on the Infant Meal Pattern, what do you do?
9. * If a mother nurses her baby at your child care, can you claim the baby?
10. * What types of infant formula needs to have a Physician Statement to authorize use?
11. * May you ever substitute any type of cow’s milk for infant formula or breast milk?
12. List 3 important steps in preparing formula:
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13. * When is a baby at risk for tooth decay?
14. What are the 2 ways “baby bottle tooth decay” occurs?
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15. List 3 ways to prevent tooth decay in babies:
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16. * May you serve infant cereal or any food in a bottle?
17. * When do you record solid foods for a baby in care?
18. In what ways does a baby show readiness for solid food?
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19. In what ways does a baby show disinterest in food or is full?
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20. What are 2 risks of feeding solid foods too early?
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21. What are 2 risks of feeding solid foods too late?
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22. * What cereals meet the infant cereal requirement?
23. Using Figure 1 on page 9, what are the hand and body skills of a 5 through 9 month old baby?
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24. Using Figure 1 on page 9, list the feeding skills of an 4 to 6 month old baby:  
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25. Using Figure 2 on page 10, what are some of the modified table foods acceptable for an 8 to 11 month old baby?
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