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Geography: Iowa

Home Visiting Services

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 […]

Iowa State WIC Page

The Iowa State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.

Growth Pattern of Overweight Preschool Children in the Siouxland WIC Program

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.

Iowa WIC Program Vendor Guidance

An Iowa Department of Public Health WIC publication that outlines policies and procedures for selling WIC approved foods to participants in Iowa.

Mid-Iowa’s “Here’s to Your Health” Videos

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 […]

Make Breastfeeding (Y)our Business

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 […]