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Maternal Wellbeing

NWA 2022-2023 Research Priorities

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 […]

A Call to Action: Screening Fathers for Perinatal Depression

In early 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement1 recognizing that “maternal depression affects the whole family” and urging pediatric providers to “incorporate recognition and management of […]

Do Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Belong in WIC?

WIC is the nation’s premier public health nutrition program serving low-income women, infants, and children. Along with nutrition education, the WIC food package helps meet the specific nutritional needs of […]

2020 WIC Policy Priorities

NWA’S 2020 WIC Policy Priorities: Fully fund WIC in FY 2020 and provide food-cost flexibility Invest in the Contingency Fund to ensure continued WIC operations Expand the WIC Breastfeeding Peer […]