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Child Food Insecurity Increases the Risk of Household Food Insecurity to Child Health

Presentation at the annual Conference of the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Participation and Infants’ Growth and Health: A Multisite Surveillance Study

This article investigates associations between the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) participation and indicators of underweight, overweight, length, caregiver-perceived health, and household food security among […]

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Increases in Food Insecurity and Hospitalizations from 1999-2002 among Families with Children <3 years old

Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

Food Insecurity is Associated with Adverse Health Outcomes among Human Infants and Toddlers

The purpose of this study was to determine whether household food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes in a sentinel population ages ≤36 months.  In a sample of 11,539 caregivers […]

Clinical Implications of Household Food Security: Definitions, Monitoring, and Policy

Poverty-related food insecurity is a reality that many clinicians in nutrition and health care encounter either directly or indirectly.

The Impact of Welfare Sanctions on the Health of Infants and Toddlers

This report summarizes the association of welfare sanctions with the health and food security of children less than 3 years of age in 6 large U.S. cities. The report is based on findings published […]