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WIC Program Ranks High in Breastfeeding Rates

Women who participate in Nevada County’s WIC (wick) program have one of the higher breastfeeding rates than those in other states and counties…

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WIC stands for Women, Infant, and Children’s, and is a supplemental nutrition program, and also provides expertise to mothers and babies who may be struggling with breastfeeding. Program Manager Debra Wilson says there’s a reason Nevada County’s program does so well…

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Wilson says breastmilk is an important building block in human development–providing nutrition, development of a healthy immune system, and psychological benefits to both mother and baby.

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