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Feeding Infants in the CACFP Webinar

Date: August 7, 2019

Time: 1-2 p.m.

Location: MDE WebEx Webinar

Description: This live, one-hour webinar provides sponsors with documentation tools to meet CACFP requirements and with resources to have effective conversations with staff and parents about infant feeding.

Attendees will be able to:

Practice responsive feeding

Identify baby’s cues for hunger and fullness

Identify next steps when parents request a very unusual infant formula

Answer parents questions about the CACFP Infant food program and meal pattern.

Name the problems of starting solids too early and too late.

Presenters:

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

Event Type: Live webinar

Audience:

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: August 7, 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.