Kids’ Health & Safety

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Baby-Nurtrition Test
Half of moms surveyed by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) don’t know which nutrients their babies need. That may be because the USDA Dietary Guidelines are for people ages 2 and older, so moms don’t have an easy reference. Our Quiz from ADA experts will test your knowledge.

1. True or False: Rice cereal should always be your baby’s first solid food.

False. Rice cereal is a great choice, but you can also try pureed meat, which is rich in iron and other nutrients.

2. How much food should a 7-month-old baby eat at each meal?

A. About 2 ounces B. About 4 ounces C. About 8 ounces

B. He should be eating about 4 ounces (the amount in a small jar of baby food) at each of his three daily meals.

 

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