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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children

"WIC"

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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What are WIC Health Outcomes?

Numerous studies show that WIC is effective and helps:

  • Reduce premature births

  • Reduce low and very low birth-weight babies

  • Reduce fetal and infant deaths

  • Reduce the incidence of low-iron anemia

  • Increase access to prenatal care earlier in pregnancy

  • Increase pregnant women’s consumption of key nutrients such as iron, protein, calcium, and Vitamins A and C

  • Increase immunization rates

  • Improve diet quality

  • Increase access to regular health care

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