Position paper discussing the role of lead screening in WIC.
Position paper discussing the role of infant formula in WIC.
NWA views the cycle of research, practice, and policy to be reciprocal and encourages collaboration between researchers and practitioners to conduct high-quality research that supports WIC and identifies innovative approaches […]
The American Journal of Public Health recently published this article by Bradley N Collins and Stephen J Lepore (Temple University) along with Brian L Egleston (Fox Chase Cancer Center). Together […]
A new report released by the National WIC Association (NWA), in partnership with researchers from the Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI), reveals an increase in child fruit and vegetable consumption among participants in […]
The study previously produced two reports, the Intentions to Breastfeed Report and the Infant Year Report. The current report focuses on caregivers’ employment, school, and childcare circumstances, as well as […]
The WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study-2 (WIC ITFPS-2), also known as the “Feeding My Baby” Study, captures data on caregivers and their children over the first 6 years […]
Overall, the study examines child-feeding practices, associations between WIC services and those practices, and the health and nutrition outcomes of children who received WIC around birth. This report, the fifth […]
Using Los Angeles County data from before and after the WIC food package change, they compared growth trajectories and obesity for participating WIC children. They found that the food package […]
This study sought to assess the diet quality and nutrient intake of WIC children of various racial or ethnic backgrounds as the differences are largely still unknown. Results of the […]