This article resulted from a doctoral dissertation and is published in the Journal of Human Lactation. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 39.1% of African […]
Initial guidance on the management of infants born to mothers with COVID-19.
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized country—26.4 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015.
“I am a single grandfather raising my daughter’s children, ages 6 months and 2 years old. WIC helped me get formula for the baby immediately after his mother was incarcerated. […]
Abstract Objectives: To examine the relationship of parental sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) attitudes with SSB consumption during the first 1000 days of life—gestation to age 2 years. Methods: We studied 394 Special Supplemental […]
Abstract Background: Excessive gestational weight gain and rapid infancy weight gain (RIWG) are associated with increased susceptibility to childhood obesity. Since low-income and minority children are particularly at risk, investigation […]
Abstract Objectives: This study investigated the association between maternal pregravid body mass index (BMI) and breastfeeding discontinuation at 4–6 months postpartum in Hawaii and Puerto Rico participants from the Special […]
Abstract Background: Despite the important implications of childhood dietary intakes on lifelong eating habits and health, data are lacking on the diet quality of low-income infants and toddlers. Objective: The […]
Abstract Background: A recent report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) outlined priority nutrients for infants and children participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for […]
Abstract Background: USDA’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides expert-chosen supplemental foods to improve the diets and health of low-income infants and children <5 y […]