Infants

immunization guide Parents' Guide to Immunizations 2014 Edition

Every Child By Two.

This Guide was created to help answer questions that WIC parents and staff may have about vaccines and their safety. The Guide, which brings together resources from the CDC, Every Child By Two, and the Immunization Action Coalition, addresses the importance of immunizations for both children and adults, including pregnant women. The Guide also includes easy-to-read immunization schedules and information on the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. WIC staff may copy and distribute individual resources from the Guide or they may copy and distribute the Guide in its entirety.


Parents' Guide to Immunizations - 2014 Edition Spanish Version

Every Child by Two.

This Guide was created to help answer questions that WIC parents and staff may have about vaccines and their safety. The Guide, which brings together Spanish language resources from the CDC, Every Child By Two, and the Immunization Action Coalition, addresses the importance of immunizations for both children and adults, including pregnant women. The Guide also includes Spanish easy-to-read immunization schedules and information on the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. WIC staff may copy and distribute individual resources from the Guide or they may copy and distribute the Guide in its entirety.


oral health Oral Health Education Materials

Materials designed to help improve oral health literacy and highlight oral health tips for expectant mothers and parents of young children.


Infant Nutrition and Feeding: A Guide for Use in the WIC and CSF Programs Infant Nutrition and Feeding: A Guide for Use in the WIC and CSF Programs

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.

Reference for WIC staff that provides nutrition education to the parents and guardians of infants.


Infant Feeding Guidelines (PDF | 3 MB)

California Department of Public Health.

This guide for health care providers includes information on breastfeeding and client handouts. Also provides tips for troubleshooting breastfeeding concerns.


Mom and Baby Fit WIC Baby Behavior Study

California WIC.

This project was developed as part of a special project grant. It modified existing Fit WIC materials to address issues caregivers face and to evaluate the integration of these materials and messages into WIC sites in California.


Mother and Son [2006] [c] Image from BigStockPhoto.com Feeding Your Baby in the First Year (PDF | 128 KB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Breast milk provides the right mix of nutrients your baby needs to grow and develop. When breast milk is not available, iron-fortified infant formula is an appropriate alternative for an infant's first year of life.