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Infant Feeding

Egg white is not a reimbursable food. What if a whole egg is served, can a center be paid for this meal?


As long as the required food items are served, the meal may be reimbursed. If a whole egg is served at lunch or supper, the yolk would count as the meat alternate.

Do we need to have menus for older infant meals (8-11 mo.) when the parent chooses to provide all of the food and formula and we are therefore not able to claim the meals?


You still need to record foods that infants ate on the daily infant report to comply with DHS rules. In addition, the infant must be enrolled in CACFP and a form must be on file documenting that the formula and food were offered.

Can an infant be fed meals at different times than the rest of the children?


Yes, infants should be fed on cue or when hungry. Use the following as a guide to determine which meal to record.

If the infant arrives in the morning:


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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on June 25, 2017 at 12:49pm.