News Flash

Posted on: August 19, 2021

WIC Project Fresh Connects Families to Healthy, Michigan-Grown Food

Ann Arbor Farmers Market

Delicious apples, juicy peaches, luscious blueberries, glorious greens all Michigan grown, are in season now that can be purchased at local farmers markets or farm stands. Summer provides WIC families an opportunity to experience the taste of Michigan thr...

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Health Department - Spotlight on Health
Posted on: August 11, 2021

WIC Community Events Highlight World Breastfeeding Awareness Month

WIC BFAM 2021 Website News Flash

August is World Breastfeeding Awareness Month (WBAM)! The WIC program, with its emphasis on the health and nutrition of Women, Infants and Children, has been highlighting this by hosting a series of educational events. These events provide breastfeeding a...

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Health Department - Spotlight on Health
Posted on: June 21, 2021

La Fábrica de Leche: WIC’s new breastfeeding educational initiative for Spanish-speaking mothers

mom with small baby

 By Anjani Raja, UM Student Intern | Traducción disponible en español más abajo

Washtenaw County WIC is beginning a new initiative to educate Spanish-speaking mothers on the importance of breastfeeding while provid...

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Health Department - Spotlight on Health
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Group Lowering Disparities

Black mother with baby on chest

A breastfeeding support group for black mothers was created by Washtenaw County WIC in 2018 with the goal of lowering the racial disparity in breastfeeding rates.

“Being able to meet up with other mothers of color, other mothers who look like me,...

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Washtenaw County WIC Health Department - Spotlight on Health