Weigh of Life...Taking Action Together
The goal of this project is for the Massachusetts WIC Nutrition Program to provide culturally-sensitive education and to enhance coordination with the medical community and other partners in the promotion of healthy eating behaviors and healthy weights in children, particularly for Dominican and Puerto Rican children.

Implementation Manual
Presentations
Nutrition Education Materials
Physician's Toolkit



Implementation Manual [PDF]

Cover
Back of Title Page
Contact Information for Manual
Introduction

Coordinating with Healthcare Providers
Using Educational Materials To Promote
Behavior Change: A Guide for Nutrition Counselors

Steps to Discussing Weight:
A Step-by-Step Guide for Nutrition Counselors

Acknowledgements
Resources


Presentations

Presentation with Notes [PDF]
Weigh of Life...Taking Action Together (5-10 Minute) [PPT]
Weigh of Life...Taking Action Together (5-10 Minute) [PDF]
Weigh of Life...Taking Action Together (5-10 Minute) [PPT]
Weigh of Life...Taking Action Together (5-10 Minute) [PDF]


Nutrition Education Materials [PDF]

Healthy Weight Handouts (English)
Healthy Weight Handouts (Spanish)
Playing with Your Baby (English)
Playing with Your Baby (Spanish)
Playing with Your Toddler (English)
Playing with Your Toddler (Spanish)
Playing with Your 3-5 Year Old (English)
Playing with Your 3-5 Year Old (Spanish)

Physician's Toolkit [PDF]

Project Overview
Letter of Support
What WIC Can Do For You!
Position Paper: The Use of Fruit Juice with Infants and Preschoolers
Position Paper: The Introduction of Solid Foods In Infancy
Steps to Healthy Weight in Children
Prescription for Your Healthy Child
(English)
Prescription for Your Healthy Child (Spanish)
Targeted Messages for Hispanic Families
References: Childhood Overweight
References: Steps to Healthy Weight in Children