.04 Child Discipline.

A. Child discipline shall be:

(1) Appropriate to the age, maturity, and physical condition of the child; and

(2) Consistent with the requirements of this subtitle.

B. The provider or substitute may not:

(1) Force a child to eat or drink;

(2) Punish a child for refusing to eat or drink;

(3) Withhold food or beverages as punishment; or

(4) Spank, hit, shake, or use any other means of physical discipline.