National WIC Association

Predictors of improvement in hemoglobin concentration among toddlers enrolled in the Massachusetts WIC Program

Altucher K, et al. Predictors of improvement in hemoglobin concentration among toddlers enrolled in the Massachusetts WIC Program. J Am Diet Assoc. May 2005;105(5):709-715.

This study identified determinants of improvement in hemoglobin concentration among young children enrolled in the WIC Program. Researchers found that female babies who breastfed for at least 25 weeks increased their hemoglobin concentrations from age 1 to 2 years.