This guide, UTILIZING FMNP AND BUILDING POP-UP MARKETS, was created to help farmers’ market organizers, local public health professionals, and community health advocates create accessible food purchasing opportunities for North […]
This one-page document highlights the success of the 2022 WIC FMNP pop-up market, dubbed “Farm to Clinic”. This event was a collaboration between the Carrboro Farmers Market and the Piedmont […]
A report released by the National WIC Association (NWA), alongside researchers from the Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI) and Pepperdine University, explored WIC participant satisfaction and experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
Recruitment of low-income minority populations, particularly women, into health-based research has faced challenges related to transportation, time, and lack of child care. However, collaboration between researchers and community-based health provider […]
The prevalence of obesity and dental caries among children is associated with early and frequent consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSB). Therefore, practicing healthy eating habits early in childhood is […]
The North Carolina State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.
Abstract Background: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is an important intervention for prevention and treatment of obesity and food insecurity, but participation has […]
Abstract The present study planned and implemented a new farmers’ market (FM) at a WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) clinic in North Carolina, of which […]
This study examines the relationship between child participation in WIC to Medicaid costs and use of healthcare services in North Carolina. Medicaid-enrolled children participating in the WIC Program showed greater use of all types of healthcare services, compared with Medicaid-enrolled children who were not WIC participants.
The authors researched the development and randomized evaluation of a tailored nutrition education CD-ROM program for WIC Program participants in North Carolina. Their findings suggested that one session of an interactive CD-ROM program could impact mediators of dietary change, but it was insufficient to change behavior.