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WIC Remote Services Survey

WIC Remote Services Survey/ Encuesta de Servicios Remotos   WIC offices in Washington State started providing remote WIC services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Spring 2020.   If you are receiving WIC services, please take this survey to tell us how...

Washington State Maternity Practices Survey Results

State Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2018 Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey show that Washington is ahead of the national average! View Washington Report: Washington MPinc report. State Reports which will...

Help Plan the 2020 WIC Conference

We are looking for your ideas and help to plan the 2020 WIC Conference! Please take this short survey to share your ideas for topics, speakers, and the opportunity to serve on a planning committee or help during the conference. Thank you! Conference Dates and...

Jane Heinig Toddler Feeding Follow-up

Many parents face the challenge of a child that they classify as a “picky eater.” In April, Dr. Jane Heinig, from the UC Davis Human Lactation Center, presented “Helping Parents Understand Their Toddlers: Practical Ways to Promote Healthy Eating Among Infants and...

WIC is Open!

WIC Clinics in Washington State are open during the partial federal government shutdown. WIC checks may be used in grocery stores. For questions, contact your local WIC clinic.

Nutrition First Wishes you a Happy Holiday Season!

2018 Highlights Thank you for your support of Nutrition First in 2018!  We are pleased to share the highlights or our work that uphold our mission of supporting and promoting good nutrition, breastfeeding, and equitable access to...

Nominations for Breastfeeding Awards

Do you know a Breastfeeding Champion? Here is your chance to nominate them for a well-deserved award! Again this year, Nutrition First will be presenting two breastfeeding awards in coordination with the Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington. We are seeking...

Nutrition First Announces 2018 Conference Schedule

Nutrition First will offer several education opportunities in 2018! Registrations will open February 1. Printable Schedule with Descriptions:2018 Nutrition First Conference and Training Dates May Tuesday May 1 - Foundations in Lactation Support - Dumas Bay Center,...

2018 Nutrition First Board Members

Nutrition First would like to welcome our new 2018 Board Members! Zenobia Bailey Delores Baccus Season Fagan Kelsey Krieger Lindy Marquez  They join the following Board Members who will continue their terms in 2018. Past-President: Larisa Harvey Incoming President:...

Upcoming Events

Coming Soon! Foundations in Lactation Support – Recorded Webinar

08/07/2020 – 12/31/2020 @ All Day – Foundations in Lactation Support – Recorded Webinar Again this year Nutrition First trainer Michele Crockett, IBCLC, PCPA, LLLL,  provides this great training that is perfect for those new to providing breastfeeding support. It’s also good for those who want a refresher on how to support breastfeeding families. This training covers staff roles, how to use […]

Coming Soon! Building on Foundations in Lactation Support – Recorded Webinar

08/07/2020 – 12/31/2020 @ All Day – Building on Foundations in Lactation Support – Recorded Webinar This training moves past the Foundations training and addresses more breastfeeding challenges and resources. This is a great training for those who have already attended Foundations in Lactation Support (or similar) and are interested in enhancing their skills in lactation support. This training is open to […]

Recent Job Postings

Registered Dietitian – Omak

FHC is seeking a Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist to be responsible for nutrition-related activities at FHC, including providing nutrition services to patients in our WIC program. Qualifications: Must have a Master’s Degree in nutrition or public health nutrition from an accredited school or, is a Registered Dietitian that is registered, or eligible for registration, with […]

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