Webster County Health Department (WCHD) is located in rural Iowa and provides WIC services to a 5 county WIC service area. WCHD has integrated WIC certifications into the Maternal Health […]
The Iowa State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.
Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the socio-ecological influences on dry grain pulse consumption (beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas) among low-socioeconomic women in Iowa. Seven focus groups were […]
An official list of approved WIC formulas from the Iowa Department of Public Health WIC.
This study analyzed the relationship between height and weight and several variables for preschool children enrolled in the Siouxland WIC Program. The children had a large average increase in weight between birth and 8 months and between 12 months and 30 months. Overweight children were different from their normal-weight peers in birth weight, monthly household income, number of people living in the household, and mother's education level. Variables influencing changes in weight included birth weight, sex of child, breastfeeding status, and household size.
An Iowa Department of Public Health WIC publication that outlines policies and procedures for selling WIC approved foods to participants in Iowa.
An official list of approved WIC foods from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Mid-Iowa Community Action created these cooking videos to highlight their local work on healthy eating. These videos were used to promote healthy eating and cooking for the population of Marshall […]
NWA contracted with Altarum’s Center for Food and Nutrition to conduct an evaluation of Cohorts 1 and 2 to understand the CPHMC project experience and factors that facilitated or hindered […]
Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) presented this poster at NWA’s Annual Conference in April 2017, and highlighted their local work with breastfeeding. As part of the CPHMC project, MICA’s coalition outlined […]