The choices you make in planning and feeding your young kids help build healthy habits as they grow older. Your healthy example helps! Try these tips for growing healthy brains.
Infants: From birth to about 6 months, feed infants only breast milk. Continue to feed them breast milk through at least the first year of life, and longer if desired. If breast milk is unavailable, feed infants iron-fortified infant formula during the first year of life.
Toddlers and Preschoolers: Picky eaters? Try new foods with favorite foods in the same meal, since it can take up to 10 tries to get kids used to new food. And don’t forget to wash hands before eating!