Creative African American Little Girl Painting in Child Care

This article has a child care checklist to have in hand when choosing child care, including; breastfeeding, allergies, safety, food resistance, screen time, self-feeding, and more.

“Given just how important a role other early education and child care providers will play in your children’s overall nutritional health and wellbeing, we wanted to make sure you have access to the latest child care–specific recommendations.

The following checklist of nutrition-related questions is derived from obesity-prevention strategies developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Public Health Association, and the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education. We suggest you keep it firmly in mind (if not in hand)—whether you’re setting out to find child care for the first time or taking a closer look at your children’s current environment…”

Find your childhood care list here:

Your child care checklist. (n.d.). Retrieved May 27, 2022, from