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Publication Date

August 6, 2019

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Fact Sheet

Extending WIC’s Postpartum Care: Setting the Stage for Healthier Outcomes

By National WIC Association

Extended postpartum eligibility would enhance WIC’s public health imprint during the interconception period, improving subsequent birth outcomes and growing a healthier generation of Americans. This position paper lays out why NWA recommends extending WIC’s postpartum eligibility to two years.


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Date Added
August 6, 2019

Citation
National WIC Association (2019) Extending WIC's Postpartum Care: Setting the Stage for Healthier Outcomes Available online: https://s3.amazonaws.com/aws.upl/nwica.org/2019-extending-wic-postpartum-care-wic-fact-sheet.pdf