TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER e: REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
PART 407 LICENSING STANDARDS FOR DAY CARE CENTERS
SECTION 407.APPENDIX D INFANT DAILY FOOD REQUIREMENTS



Section 407.APPENDIX D Infant Daily Food Requirements

 

INFANT DAILY FOOD REQUIREMENTS

 

These feeding requirements are to be used as guidelines only. Food needs vary with each infant.

 

MEAL

Birth through 3

4 through 7

8 through 11 months

Breakfast

4-6 fl. oz. formula or breast milk

4-8 fl. oz. formula1 or breast milk

6-8 fl. oz. formula1 breast milk, or whole milk

 

 

0-3 Tbsp. infant cereal (optional)

2-4 Tbsp. infant cereal2

 

 

 

1-4 Tbsp. fruit and/or vegetable

Lunch or Supper

4-6 fl. oz. formula1 or breast milk

4-8 fl. oz. formula1 or breast milk

6-8 fl. oz. formula1 breast milk, or whole milk

 

 

0-3 Tbsp. infant cereal2 (optional)

2-4 Tbsp. infant cereal2 and/or 1-4 Tbsp. meat, fish, poultry, egg yolk, or cooked dry beans or peas or -2 oz. cheese or 1-4 oz. cottage cheese, cheese food, or cheese spread

 

 

0-3 Tbsp. fruit and/or vegetable (optional)

1-4 Tbsp. fruit and/or vegetable

Supplement

4-6 fl. oz. formula1 or breast milk

4-6 fl. oz. formula1 or breast milk

2-4 fl. oz. formula1 or breast milk, whole milk or fruit juice3

 

 

 

0- bread4 or 0-2 crackers (optional)

 

1 Shall be iron-fortified infant formula.

 

2 Shall be iron-fortified dry infant cereal.

 

3 Shall be full strength fruit juice

 

4 Shall be from whole grain or enriched meals or flour

 

(Source: Amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 1728, effective January 1, 1998)