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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

Recording Available: Advances in Lactation Support Conference Webinar (original date June 3, 2020).

06/03/2020 – 08/07/2020 @ All Day – Recording now available! 2020 Annual Advances in Lactation Support Conference Webinar “A Trauma Informed Approach” Did you miss registering for the June 3 Conference with key note speakers Jacqualine Boles and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett? You still have a chance to register and view the Webinar by August 7.   Registration rate: $145 Here is what people […]

Live Webinar! Foundations in Lactation Support – Monday July 20 and Tuesday July 21 2020.

07/20/2020 @ All Day – Live Webinar! (recording also available).  Part 1: Monday July 20, 2020. 9:00-12:30 am Part 2: Tuesday July 21, 2020. 9:00-12:30 am   (Original Date – 3/24/20. If you were registered for 3/24, your registration has been automatically moved to July 20/21. If you need to request a refund, contact info@nutritionfirstwa.org)   Again this year Nutrition […]

Live Webinar! Building on Foundations in Lactation Support – Wednesday July 22 and July 23.

07/22/2020 @ All Day – Live Webinar! Part 1: Wednesday July 22, 9:00-12:00 Part 2: Thursday July 23, 9:00-12:00 (Original Date – 3/26/20. If you were registered for 3/26, your registration has been automatically moved to July 22/23. If you need to request a refund, please contact info@nutritionfirstwa.org) This training moves past the Foundations training and addresses more breastfeeding challenges […]

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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