Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs, 3rd Edition

This coveted resource provides the latest national standards describing evidence-based best practices in nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for early care and education programs. The standards are for all types of early care and education settings–centers and family child care homes. These updated standards are a part of the new comprehensive Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 4th Edition.

New in the 3rd Edition
Updated Standards Covering

– Active Opportunities for Physical Activity
– Playing Outdoors
– Written Nutrition Plan
– Protection from Air Pollution While Children Are Outside
– Availability of Drinking Water
– Feeding Plans and Dietary Modifications
– Care for Children with Food Allergies
– Preparing, Feeding, and Storing Human Milk and Infant Formula
– Feeding Human Milk to Another Mother’s Child
– Cleaning and Sanitizing Equipment Used for Bottle Feeding
– Feeding Age-Appropriate Solid Foods to Infants
– Plus much more…


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