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Harnessing the Power of WIC to Advance Health Care Reforms

Health care in the U.S. is reforming within a framework of reduced costs, better patient experiences, and improved health outcomes, with a focus on prevention. This aligns with the foundation of WIC.

The CalAIM initiative, California’s Medi-Cal transformation, provides opportunities for WIC and health care to be more closely aligned for whole person care with access to health care and social drivers of health. The resources here provide information on how WIC is a key partner in health care and the historic reforms taking place in California.

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Achieving Breastfeeding Equity in California

Achieving Breastfeeding Equity in California

The in-hospital support a mother receives before and after birth greatly impacts breastfeeding success. CWA and partners have developed reports and fact sheets each to highlight breastfeeding rates in California hospitals.

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