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Geography: Washington

Accessibility and Preferred Use of Online Web Applications Among WIC Participants with Internet Access

This study addressed the need for better understanding of WIC client use of technology, the technologies clients prefer, and how technology preferences change across WIC populations in the western region states. Authors found that: Technologies should be considered for addressing WIC clients’ needs, including use of text messaging and smartphone apps for appointments, education, and other WIC services; online scheduling and nutrition education; and a stronger Facebook presence for connecting with WIC clients and breastfeeding support.

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Food Parenting Practices in Rural Poverty Context

Abstract Little is known about how low-income, rural mothers shape child eating behaviors. Descriptive and qualitative analysis of 55 mothers’ surveys and in-depth interviews with 17 mothers in Washington state […]