A recent research brief from the Nutrition Policy Institute illuminates the experiences of participants newly enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children—commonly known as WIC. The brief, […]
This research brief uses data from the 2021 Multi-State WIC Participant Satisfaction Survey (MSS). The MSS evaluated participants’ experiences and satisfaction with interactions and appointments with WIC, shopping for WIC […]
The National WIC Association created a draft comment for the WIC community to submit in support of USDA’s proposed food package updates.
The 2023 State of WIC report – supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation – centers infant feeding, economic equity, and modernization of the WIC program. It brings lessons learned in […]
This guide, UTILIZING FMNP AND BUILDING POP-UP MARKETS, was created to help farmers’ market organizers, local public health professionals, and community health advocates create accessible food purchasing opportunities for North […]
Video created by nursing students after being educated on CDC guidelines to safely prepare infant formula. This organization is an equal opportunity provider.
To understand participants’ thoughts about the food packages, 10 online focus groups with WIC participants were held in North Carolina in March 2022. Each group had 4-8 participants from similar […]
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated food insecurity among low-income families with children. To mitigate this issue, the American Rescue Plan increased benefits for WIC participants including raising Cash-Value Benefit (CVB) levels. This […]
Position paper discussing the role of infant formula in WIC.
This public policy brief was created to highlight the various impacts that a permanent WIC CVB increase would have on the economy. While most people are aware of the improved […]