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.
August 6, 2019
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