CACFP Infant Meal Pattern Webinar

Date: July 17, 2019

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: MDE WebEx Webinar

Description: This live, one-hour webinar provides sponsors information about the Infant Meal Pattern and how to credit offered infant meals and snacks.

At the end of the webinar, you will receive a certificate of attendance following the completion of a short, post-webinar survey.

Attendees will be able to:

Recognize three ways that USDA/CACFP supports breastfeeding mothers and crediting expressed breastmilk

Instruct parents on best practices for offering baby table foods at home rather than serving commercially prepared infant foods

List two Infant Meal Pattern changes that started in October 2017

Credit combination commercially prepared infant foods

Identify baby’s behaviors of developmental readiness for solid foods


Gloria Vellinga, Nutrition Specialist, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Minnesota Department of Education

Event Type: Live webinar


This training applies to childcare centers and multi-site sponsors with infant rooms.

· Infant room staff

· Monitoring staff

· Child Care Center directors

· CACFP coordinators

· Any staff person new to CACFP (in last three years) involved with the CACFP infant meal pattern and infant feeding

Sponsor: Division of Nutrition, Health and Youth Development

Fee: None

Register: Register for the webinar using your email address. During registration, you will need to enter your Sponsor name and/or Sponsor number, if possible.

Registration deadline: July 17, 2019

Materials to bring with you: NA

Contact Name: Gloria Vellinga

Contact Phone: 651-582-8264

Contact Liane Jensen to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event or to request use of our designated rooms for nursing mothers or prayer while you are visiting us. Please note: The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) requires a two-week advance notice to provide accommodations and 48-hour notice to cancel the request.