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7. Ensure healthy eating for pregnant women and breastfeeding support for new mothers and babies
Increase participation of Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) eligible pregnant women

2010 Baseline

25.7% of eligible women participated in Women, Infants, and Children

Progress Made

27.4% of eligible pregnant women participate in Women, Infants, and Children (2013)

2017 Benchmark

30% of eligible pregnant women participate in Women, Infants, and Children

 

Action Steps:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Working to calculate potentially eligible in order to increase participation among pregnant

              women.

 

Best Practices:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Conducting outreach at state and local levels.

 

Contact:

     arrow-right-c  Mandi Zanto - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Program Manager, Nutrition and Physical Activity (NAPA)

     arrow-right-c  Terry Miller - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Senior Breastfeeding Consultant, Nutrition and Physical Activity (NAPA)

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