These photos show how much you should be feeding your toddler

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According to a survey conducted by the Infant and Toddler Forum, 79% of parents in the UK feed their children more than the recommended portion size.

That stat begs the question, how many parents are even aware of the recommended portion sizes for their infant or toddler?

Below are photos that show a range of ideal portion sizes for children aged one to four years old, as suggested by the Infant and Toddler Forum, though your child's exact dietary needs will depend on how tall and how active they are.

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If you're feeding your child slices of ham, anywhere from half of a slice to...

If you're feeding your child slices of ham, anywhere from half of a slice to...

... one slice...

... one slice...

... to one and a half slices is enough.

... to one and a half slices is enough.

Half of a boiled egg is enough for some children.

Half of a boiled egg is enough for some children.

While some will need a whole egg.

While some will need a whole egg.

With a small filet of salmon, anywhere from one quarter of the filet...

With a small filet of salmon, anywhere from one quarter of the filet...

... to half of the filet...

... to half of the filet...

... to the whole filet is a good portion size.

... to the whole filet is a good portion size.

One small slice of pizza should suffice for most...

One small slice of pizza should suffice for most...

...but if your child is still hungry, you can feed them another slice.

...but if your child is still hungry, you can feed them another slice.

Depending on how many vegetables your toddler is willing to stomach, one small floret of broccoli can be enough.

Depending on how many vegetables your toddler is willing to stomach, one small floret of broccoli can be enough.

So can two small florets.

So can two small florets.

Or four.

Or four.

Not all children need a full slice of bread, sometimes half a slice is sufficient.

Not all children need a full slice of bread, sometimes half a slice is sufficient.

Others, however, will need the whole slice.

Others, however, will need the whole slice.

When it comes to medium-sized potato wedges, feed your child anywhere from two wedges...

When it comes to medium-sized potato wedges, feed your child anywhere from two wedges...

... to four...

... to four...

... to six.

... to six.

For a balanced meal, try half of a small salmon filet with two small florets of broccoli, and three medium-sized potato wedges.

For a balanced meal, try half of a small salmon filet with two small florets of broccoli, and three medium-sized potato wedges.

Or, serve your child three quarters of a medium-sized slice of bread, one small slice of ham, two cherry tomatoes, and two slices of cucumber.

Or, serve your child three quarters of a medium-sized slice of bread, one small slice of ham, two cherry tomatoes, and two slices of cucumber.

For fruit, try half of a kiwi.

For fruit, try half of a kiwi.

Or three quarters of it.

Or three quarters of it.

Or even the whole thing.

Or even the whole thing.

The same goes for a tangerine. Anywhere from half of the fruit...

The same goes for a tangerine. Anywhere from half of the fruit...

... to three quarters...

... to three quarters...

... to the whole tangerine can work.

... to the whole tangerine can work.

If your child wants dessert, half of a chocolate-coated cookie is enough.

If your child wants dessert, half of a chocolate-coated cookie is enough.

Or you can give them the whole cookie if they're up for it.

Or you can give them the whole cookie if they're up for it.

Instead of giving them a full cup of milk, the Forum suggests three to four ounces.

Instead of giving them a full cup of milk, the Forum suggests three to four ounces.
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