There are many chemicals in our environment. Some of them are in products we all use—including children’s products.
eWIC gives you access to your WIC food benefits through a card that works like a debit card.
How are we doing in our efforts to promote healthy pregnancies, breastfeeding and the health of mothers and babies?
Just as every child is different, so are the signs and symptoms of hearing loss.
Hearing screening is simple and painless. Early screening ensures children early access to services to help them reach their full potential. Contact your child's doctor if you have any concerns about your child's hearing.
Vermont PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System) is an ongoing survey of Vermont mothers who have recently given birth. PRAMS is a project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Vermont Department of Health. The goal of PRAMS is to improve the health of mothers and infants by reducing adverse outcomes such as low birth weight, infant mortality and morbidity, and maternal morbidity.
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) experts focus on the complex public health problems affecting women, children and their families, from preconception to adulthood. Health Statistics and Vital Records collaborates with a wide range of Vermont Department of Health divisions and other state, federal, and other organizations involved with MCH research and reporting. Some of these data sources are listed below.
There are three main types of botulism: foodborne, intestinal and wound.
The goal of WIC Data and Reports is to provide information, data and research related to our WIC families. Here are the latest reports, collaborations and publications from the Vermont WIC program to help local WIC agencies and our program partners understand the impact of WIC and to make data informed program decisions.
Vermont’s strategic plan for maternal and child health represents key priorities for the next several years. While this is not a comprehensive list of all of our programs, it addresses program areas where we hope to expand and measures of health that we seek to improve. The Maternal and Child Health strategic plan is aligned with the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant framework.
WIC is a nutrition program for you and your growing family. WIC includes nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and health care referrals.