Breastfeeding protects mothers against osteoporosis and breast and ovarian cancer and protects children against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), ear infections, upper and lower respiratory infections, allergies, intestinal disorders, colds and viruses.
The mission of the West Virginia WIC program is to improve the health of women, infants and children in West Virginia by providing quality nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education; as well as health monitoring and nutritious foods.
Gerber Infant Cereal will transition from current box packaging to a convenient plastic container. This packaging improvement is scheduled for a national launch in March 2013.
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