Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day. This annual observance aims to focus attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. In addition to the resources on the Food Safety and Fruits and Veggies observance pages, you can use a wide variety of other resources to assist your women participants in improving their health status, such as:
- Tips for Pregnant Women and Breastfeeding Moms, available in English and Spanish
- Articles for breastfeeding moms, such as Taking Care of You article on the WIC Breastfeeding Support site
- Advice about Eating Fish with downloadable charts available in multiple languages
- Guides on Oral Health Care During Pregnancy, Vaccines, and Screening and Referring Women for Depression
Browse more than 100 different resources related to health and wellness on the WIC Works Resource System. You can further filter the list by participant category such as pregnancy, breastfeeding and postpartum to help find the best resources for your participants, or search by keywords for more specific topics.
WIC agencies with a digital presence can help promote women’s health on social media with badges, buttons and podcasts available from CDC. Also available from CDC is information on the Health Insurance Marketplace, a resource women can use to find quality health insurance.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
Vaccinate Your Family