WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study 2: Intention to Breastfeed
By May L, Borger C, McNutt S, Harrison G, Weinfield N, MacAllum C, Montaquila J
The WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study 2 (WIC ITFPS-2)/ “Feeding My Baby” Study is designed to describe the feeding practices used by caregivers and measure the nutrition outcomes of children who participate in WIC. The study uses a longitudinal design; caregivers respond to surveys periodically from a prenatal interview through the infant’s third birthday. This study will provide a series of reports. The current report presents results from the prenatal survey.
A series of reports being released on a yearly basis from 2015-2020. The first report, the prenatal report, was released in 2015 and the anticipated release date for the Year 1 Report is 2016, Year 2 is 2017, etc. with the Year 5 Report anticipated to be released in 2020.
This research was funded by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
January 3, 2018
May L, Borger C, McNutt S, Harrison G, Weinfield N, MacAllum C, Montaquila J (2015) WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study 2: Intention to Breastfeed. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. Available online: https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/special-supplemental-nutrition-program-women-infants-and-children-wic-infant-and-toddler-feeding