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.