Stories tagged: WIC
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 6:12 a.m.
Chubby babies on the decline in aid program serving millions
Chubby babies and toddlers at risk for later obesity are on the decline in a government food program serving millions of kids, a glimmer of good news in the nation’s …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
Breast-feeding while on the job challenging
Breast-feeding her son, Mateo, was painful and difficult for Becky Alcala. The baby had a tongue-tie, limiting his ability to nurse. A specialist confirmed the condition and snipped the baby’s …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2011
WIC aids in families’ nutrition
Saturday was the last day this summer that WIC food vouchers were available at local farmers markets under an initiative to encourage low-income families to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. …
Tue., June 16, 2009, 9:46 a.m.
More Idaho mothers to be eligible for assistance
BOISE — More mothers will be eligible for food assistance through a program for Women, Infants and Children under new income guidelines, according to the Idaho Department of Health and …