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Women, Infants and Children WIC – Jackson County

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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a free nutrition education program that helps families identify healthy nutrition choices that work for them. Why WIC? Women on WIC eat a healthier diet, have healthier babies and receive early prenatal care. Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and have improved growth and development rates. Children on WIC eat …

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Grants Pass Pregnancy Care Center

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As a community-funded, accredited medical center, we are  here to offer hope, support and medical care to you so that you can make an informed decision about your sexual health or pregnancy. The Pregnancy Care Center can provide a free pregnancy test, a free pregnancy ultrasound (in most cases) and a verification of pregnancy that can be used to apply for OHP. Support, Education & …

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Infant Massage:Bonding and Benefits for Parents and Babies

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Infant Massage:Bonding and Benefits for Parents and Babies By JoAnn Lewis, LMT, CEIM, Trainer with the International Assoc. of Infant Massage, Sweden, USA chapter. Evidence keeps pouring in to show us that loving, nurturing touch between baby and parent is essential to our baby’s best development in all ways. The stimulation, relaxation, relief and interaction of infant massage all play …

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