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Langellier BA, Chaparro MP, Wang MC, Koleilat M, Whaley SE. The new food package and breastfeeding outcomes among women, infants, and children participants in Los Angeles county. Am J Public Health. 2014;104(S1):S112-118.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24354843

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): WIC Food Package Change, STATE/NATIONAL, POPULATION-BASED SYSTEMS, STATE

Intervention Results:

  • Significantly higher odds of initiating breastfeeding postintervention (OR=2.16; 95% CI: 1.69-2.76)
  • Significant higher odds of exclusively breastfeeding at 6 months after new food package was introduced (OR=3.08; 95% CI: 2.27- 4.18)

Reat AM, Crixell SH, Friedman BJ, Von Bank JA. Comparison of food intake among infants and toddlers participating in a south central Texas WIC program reveals some improvements after WIC package changes. Matern Child Health J. 2015;19(8):1834-1841.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25656719

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): STATE/NATIONAL, WIC Food Package Change, POPULATION-BASED SYSTEMS, STATE

Intervention Results:

No significant changes in breastfeeding initiation from preintervention to postintervention (81.7% vs 88.4%)

Wilde P, Wolf A, Fernandes M, Collins A. Food-package assignments and breastfeeding initiation before and after a change in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;96(3):560-566.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22836028

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): STATE/NATIONAL, WIC Food Package Change, POPULATION-BASED SYSTEMS, STATE

Intervention Results:

No change in breastfeeding initiation from preintervention to postintervention (65.5% vs 65.1%, p=.58)

Chiasson MA, Findley SE, Sekhobo JP, et al. Changing WIC changes what children eat. Obesity. 2013;21(7):1423-1429.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23703806

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): STATE/NATIONAL, WIC Food Package Change, POPULATION-BASED SYSTEMS, STATE

Intervention Results:

Significant increase in breastfeeding initiation between JulyDec 2008 (72.2%) and July-Dec 2011 (77.5%) (p<.05)

Joyce T, Reeder J. Changes in breastfeeding among WIC participants following implementation of the new food package. Matern Child Health J. 2015;19(4):868-876.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25095768

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): STATE/NATIONAL, WIC Food Package Change, POPULATION-BASED SYSTEMS, STATE

Intervention Results:

No statistically significant trends in breastfeeding after implementation of the new WIC food package
   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.