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WIC offers many educational resources to assist you to better support breastfeeding and other important practices. See the list below for a few resources we encourage you to incorporate into your practice and share with mothers and your community.

General Information:

Texas WIC Surveys and Reports
Find results from our biennial Texas WIC Infant Feeding Practices Survey and more.

DSHS Infant Feeding Position Statement
Statement includes justification, rational, and barriers.

Growth Charts
Texas WIC uses both the World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts. For children birth to 24 months of age, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and CDC recommend using the WHO growth charts to monitor normal growth patterns for younger children.

For children 24 months of age and older, the AAP and CDC recommend using the CDC growth charts to monitor growth patterns for the older child. 

Community/Workplace:

How to Support a Breastfeeding Mother Childcare Staff Training Module
Training includes teaching instruction and speaker notes.

Texas Mother Friendly Worksite
Become a mother friendly designated facility!

Patient/Provider Education:

Texas WIC Catalog
Find patient materials available for download, in English and Spanish.

Breastfeeding Lesson Plans
Does your clinic or hospital offer prenatal breastfeeding education? Use our lesson plans, available in English and Spanish, to help provide this important information to your patients.

Texas Health Steps
Award-winning FREE CE courses for health-care providers and other professionals, including a one-hour breastfeeding module.

Breastfeeding Training for Health Care Providers
The Texas WIC Program offers breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants.