Michigan WIC Community Coordination & Outreach Strategy Local Coalition Kick-Off Webinar

1-hour kick-off webinar held on June 6, 2016 to engage all Michigan local breastfeeding coalitions in this exciting, statewide initiative

Target Audience: Coalition leaders

 

WIC Statewide Initiative Overview

3-page summary of this initative and timelines for getting involved. Use the link below to download and share the overview PDF with your coalition members and colleagues.

Target Audience: Hospital administrators, WIC and Breastfeeding Coordinators, and local coalition leaders

 

Coalition Leadership Survey

This survey is the first step to getting involved with this intiative.

Target Audience: Coalition leaders

 

WIC Referrals

WIC serves more than 53% of Michigan infants. WIC income eligibility is significantly higher than most people think. In 2016, WIC income eligibility is $44,863 for a family of four. 

The following resources are intended to assist you in educating your coalition about WIC and increasing your WIC referral rate to 100% of all participants.

Target Audience: Health educators, healthcare providers and staff  - including nurses, physicans, dietitians, peer counselors, social workers, etc.

Community Referrals Training

Provides overview of WIC, MIHP and Children's Special Health Care Services with information on the benefits of program participation, eligibility requirements, and how to make referrals.

Target Audience: Birthing center staff - including lactation consultants, social workers, bedside nurses, physicians, dietitians, etc.

 

WIC Brochure

Provides information on WIC income eligibility and breastfeeding services to share with all participants.

Target Audience: Mothers, champions, family members, healthcare providers and staff

 

Coffective Resource Platform

Database of hundreds of local breastfeeding support organizations and programs.

Target Audience: Mothers, champions, family members, healthcare providers and staff

 

FREE Participant Education Resources

We're Prepared Checklist

Outlines 15 evidence-based, color-coded practices preparing each mother for her hospital say and helping to organize postpartum appointments and services to improve continuity of care. Available in English and Spanish.

Target Audience: Mothers, champions, healthcare providers and staff

 

Motivation Document

Helps families prepare for the birth of their baby by outlinin key ways to get a good start and how to access resources for support, including the free Mobile App and community resources. Available in English and Spanish.

Target Audience: Mothers, champions, healthcare providers and staff

 

Coffective Mobile App

Aligns with other Coffective tools to reinforce best practices in the hospital. Includes captivating photos of each practice from the perspective of mother, baby and champion as well as access to the Resource Platform, a database of hundreds of local breastfeeding support organizations and programs, and much more!

Target Audience: Mothers, champions, family members, healthcare providers and staff

  • Download the free Mobile App by searching "Coffective" in iTunes or Google Play stores

 

FREE Staff Education Resources

Coffective Overview Video

This 1-hour video outlines the underlying practices that inform the concepts covered in the Coffective Tools such as the importance of identifying a champion and assembling your care team.

Target Audience: Mothers, champions, family members, healthcare providers and staff