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Find out the latest information on infant care for child care providers with these helpful tools and resources.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Did you know that SIDS is the leading cause of death in infants less than one year of age?

Read the SIDS Handout to find out what you can do in your child care center to reduce the risk of SIDS.

For more information on SIDS, visit the Safe to Sleep Campaign.

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The CACFP provides reimbursement for nutritious meals and snacks served to eligible children in child care centers, family day care homes, at-risk afterschool programs and homeless shelters. To learn more about reimbursement opportunities, visit the Colorado CACFP Website.

Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The WIC Program provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Federal and State Breastfeeding Laws

Federal law requires employers to provide break time and a place for hourly paid workers to express breast milk at work. For more information on laws in your geographic location, visit the United States Breastfeeding Committee Website.

 Let's Move

The website of the Let's Move! initiative for early care & education.

Carolina Global Breastfeeding Coalition

The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Coalition is an Institute to increase support to enable every woman to choose and succeed in optimal infant feeding.

Website References

The information used to develop InfaNET is from the latest evidence-based research and resources. For more information, visit the InfaNET references page.

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