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The Center For WIC Nutrition Education Innovations At The USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College Of Medicine

The USDA Center for Collaborative Research on WIC Nutrition Education Innovations, funded by USDA FNS supports researcher-initiated projects that demonstrate creative approaches to nutrition education for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The Center has awarded 4 subgrants. Grantees will present their findings at a grantee conference in July 2016. Descriptions of the grants awarded are available on the web at: https://www.bcm.edu/departments/pediatrics/sections-divisions-centers/childrens-nutrition-research-center/research/wic-nutrition-education.

TVCCA Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Toolkit

Thames Valley created this toolkit to highlight their local work on promoting breastfeeding friendly worksites as part of the CPHMC project. This toolkit defines a breastfeeding friendly worksite, outlines benefits […]

Making New London County Breastfeeding Friendly

Thames Valley Council for Community Action (TVCCA) presented this poster at NWA’s Annual Conference in April 2017. This poster highlighted their local work on breastfeeding during the CPHMC project. Activities […]

Positive Influence of the Revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Food Packages on Access to Healthy Foods

The 2009 introduction of the revised WIC food packages has significantly improved availability and variety of healthy foods in WIC-authorized and (to a smaller degree) non-WIC convenience and grocery stores. Improved availability and variety of whole-grain products were responsible for most of the increase in the composite score of healthy food supply.