Arizona WIC Program Campaign “You Do a Lot” Helps Increase Participation

By | October 14th, 2015|Prevention|

Between April and September, the Arizona WIC Program's outreach efforts included a new project to increase awareness of the WIC Program and increase participation among eligible women, infants, and children. The project has been a success with an increase of more than 10,000 participants a month. In September, more than 153,000 individuals received WIC services [...]

Comments Off on Arizona WIC Program Campaign “You Do a Lot” Helps Increase Participation

For the Modern AZ Mom

By | March 7th, 2012|General, Prevention|

Please join us in encouraging pregnant women and new moms to sign up for Text4baby.  Text4baby is a program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition that provides pregnant women and new moms with information to help them give their babies the best possible start in life. Text4baby is the country’s first free, health education program [...]

Comments Off on For the Modern AZ Mom

World Breastfeeding Week

By | August 6th, 2010|General|

Arizona enjoys a relatively high breastfeeding rate compared to the rest of the country- with 78% of all newborns being breastfed.  But we can always do better, that’s why we’re joining the rest of the world in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week, which promotes the health and well-being of mothers, babies and families throughout the world. [...]

Comments Off on World Breastfeeding Week

Giving Babies a Boost

By | June 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

We kicked off an initiative this month to increase the percentage of mom’s that choose to breastfeed their newborn.  The real key to success turns out to be the first couple of days after the baby is born (actually the first few hours are the most important). Our new program is called Baby Steps to Breastfeeding.  [...]