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National WIC Association Opposes GOP Effort To Restore WIC Funding
The National WIC Association, the advocacy arm of a nutritional food program for poor women, infants and children, strongly denounced a Republican-sponsored measure on Friday that would fund WIC while the rest of the government remains shut down.
National WIC Association Not a Fan of WIC-Only Funding Bill  National Review Online (blog)
Poor Families Taking a Hit From Government Shutdown  TIME
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Government Shutdown: 9 Million Moms And Babies At Risk As WIC Program Halts
Douglas Greenaway, who heads up nonprofit advocacy group the National WIC Association. Utah's WIC program, which already serves 65,000 moms and babies, has now stopped accepting new participants.
During Shutdown, Pennsylvania Can Fund WIC 'For a Few Weeks'  RH Reality Check
Vulnerable mothers fear shutdown threat to WIC food aid  Al Jazeera America
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Eastern Shore: Grant promotes breastfeeding
That's just under 15 percent - compared to the Virginia mean of more than 22 percent and the United States mean of more than 29 percent for WIC participants that year.
WIC Works: Promoting Breastfeeding & Keeping Mothers & Babies Healthy
The association is dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. In honor of National Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Breastfeeding Week, Dr. Joan Younger Meek discusses the benefits of ...
Gooden proclaims the week of Aug. 1 'Breastfeeding Awareness Week.'  The Marshall Democrat-News
“National Night Out,” Scheduled At Park
Expected to have booths at the event are WIC, CPS, Trail to the Cross Cowboy Church, Glitz and Glamour, Wesley House, Home-stead, Taylor's BBQ, Brookshire's, Farm Bureau, cheerleaders from Hillsboro High School, Vitamin World, Hillcrest Injury ...
Makers of Baby Formula Press Their Case on WIC Program
“We're talking about a really tiny window of people who make more than the WIC income threshold,” said Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, a nonprofit advocacy group. “I think this is really an effort to put a chink in the ...
White potatoes now OK for WIC recipients
Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, said the report proves that "science should be at the center" of decisions about foods in WIC.
Health: 'WIC' program battles malnutrition, sickness
... and her newborn baby because WIC reduces the risk for preterm birth and low birth weight babies by 25 percent and 44 percent, respectively, according to the National WIC Association. WIC is important because the foods provided on the WIC program ...
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... and 11 a.m. on WBCB-TV): Daljeet Dhillond of Women, Infants and Children (WIC)-Mahoning County and Cheryl Gayles of WIC-Trumbull County will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss the objectives of the National Breastfeeding Association.
Pathways grant creates opportunities for more children to attend preschool
In 1999, a study conducted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, found that children enrolled in early education programs, including preschool, were more likely to score higher on IQ, reading and math tests throughout all of ...