Foster EM, et al. The effect of the WIC Program on the health of newborns. Health Serv Res. Aug 2010;45(4):1083-1104.
These authors studied the effect of WIC on birth outcomes. Based on their findings, WIC showed no statistically significant effects for any of the following six outcomes: birthweight, prematurity, maternal report of the infant’s health, small for gestational age, and placement in the neonatal intensive care unit.