Health Benefits of WIC

Studies show that WIC plays an important role in improving birth outcomes and containing health-care costs. WIC has a positive impact on children’s diets. WIC improves infant-feeding practices by actively promoting breastfeeding as the best method of feeding infants. WIC clients have improved rates of childhood immunizations and a regular source of health care.  
 
  • -Improved infant-feeding practices
  • -Premature births reduced
  • -Fetal death rate reduced
  • -Low birthweight reduced
  • -Long-term medical expenses reduced
  • -Improved dietary intake
  • -Improved cognitive development
  • -Fewer premature births
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