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Resource | Data

WIC Breastfeeding Data Local Agency Report

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), PL 111-296, established a new reporting requirement for the WIC Program. The Department of Agriculture is now mandated to compile and publish annually, breastfeeding performance measurements based on program participant data on the number of partially and fully breastfed infants for each WIC state and local agency.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

WIC Nutrition and Breastfeeding Coordinators

Contact information for WIC Nutrition Coordinators & Breastfeeding Coordinators.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This is a training tool for CACFP operators with infants discussing the infant meal pattern, developmental readiness, hunger and fullness signs, handling breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, what is creditable, and more.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Alimentación para Bebés en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Esta herramienta de capacitación para los operadores del CACFP con bebés matriculados en su sitio de cuidado infantil cubre temas como el patrón de comidas para bebés, el desarrollo del bebé, las señales de hambre y de saciedad, el manejo y almacenamiento de la leche materna y la fórmula infantil, los alimentos sólidos, lo que es acreditable en el patrón de comidas para bebés y mucho más.

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Resource | Fact Sheets

Get the Facts About Food Safety

A fact sheet addressing common food safety issues raised when working with school gardens or other locally sourced food.

Resource | Regulations

PART 246—Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children

This part announces regulations under which the Secretary of Agriculture shall carry out the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The Child Nutrition Act of 1966 states in part that the Congress finds that substantial numbers of pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and young children from families with inadequate income are at special risk with respect to their physical and mental health by reason of inadequate nutrition or health care, or both.

Resource | Nutrition Education

The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4

This eleven-lesson curriculum for 3rd and 4th grades includes bulletin board materials, veggie dice, fruit and vegetable flash cards, and ten issues of Garden Detective News for parents/caregivers.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables at Family Child Care

This resource is designed to help Child and Adult Care Food Program operators provide garden-based nutrition education for children ages 3 through 5 years in family child care settings.

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Resource | Nutrition Education

Breastfed Babies Welcome Here

The Breastfed Babies Welcome Here! resource contains communication tools CACFP operators can use to let mothers and families know that breastfed babies are welcome at their child care site. It includes a mother's guide, poster, and a message graphic.

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Resource | Nutrition Education

¡Bebés lactados son bienvenidos aquí!

¡Bebés lactados son bienvenidos aquí! El recurso contiene herramientas de comunicación que los operadores de CACFP pueden usar para que las madres y las familias sepan que los bebés lactados son bienvenidos en su sitio de cuidado infantil. Incluye una guía para madres, un póster y un mensaje gráfico.

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