4
important
nutrients for your baby's next stage of development
As your baby grows, her nutritional needs change.
Here are some guidelines for important nutrients as she grows.
1
Calcium
Why does my baby need it?
  • Helps build strong, healthy bones and teeth
  • Aids in blood clotting
  • Helps nerves and muscles function
Where can she get it?
  • Breast milk, infant formula, cheese, yogurt and whole cow’s milk*
* The Canadian Paediatric Society recommends not introducing whole cow’s milk (3.25%) until at least 9-12 months.
2
Protein