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WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study 2: Second Year Report

Resource type
Research
Research type
Breastfeeding
Nutrition Education
Promoting Healthy Eating

The WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study-2 (WIC ITFPS-2), also known as the “Feeding My Baby” Study, captures data on caregivers and their children over the first 5 years of the child’s life after WIC enrollment to address a series of research questions regarding feeding practices, associations between WIC services and those practices, and the health and nutrition outcomes of children receiving WIC. The study previously produced two reports, the Intentions to Breastfeed Report and the Infant Year Report.  The current report focuses on caregivers’ employment, school, and childcare circumstances, as well as the feeding progressions, dietary intake, and weight status of children from birth through around 24 months.

WIC ITFPS-2 is a longitudinal study from which multiple reports have been published. Other reports from this study include:

To complement the WIC ITFPS-2 Infant Year Report and Second Year Report, the study team developed six short videos:

04/20/2018