NOTE: fl oz = fluid ounce; oz = ounce; T = tablespoon.
aInfant formula and dry cereal must be iron-fortified.
bBreastmilk or formula, or portions of both, may be served; however, it is recommended that breast milk be served in place of formula from birth through 11 months.
cFor some breastfed infants who regularly consume less than the minimum amount of breast milk per feeding, a serving of less than the minimum amount of breast milk may be offered, with additional breast milk offered if the infant is still hungry.
dA serving of this component is required when the infant is developmentally ready to accept it.
eMenu for infants ages 8–11 months may include infant cereal and/or a meat/meat alternate.
SOURCE: Adapted from USDA/FNS, 2010.