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Child and Adult Care Food Program: Aligning Dietary Guidance for All
information and support messages could be provided onsite and/or sent to a breastfeeding mother’s PDA device.
Provide the required vitamins needed by breastfed infants such as vitamin D, iron, and fluoride that are recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and other authoritative bodies based upon the age, feeding pattern, and community drinking water characteristics of the infant participant. The committee anticipates this option would add little cost to the program. This benefit also would help the breastfed infant directly and would be another high-visibility benefit.