Barriers and facilitators to early childhood participation in WIC: Lessons learned from formative research in New York state and Illinois

Sanya Peck, M.P.H.1, Stephanie Bess, MS, RD, LDN2, Sylvia Byun, MPH3, Ruth Vasquez1, Summer Porter, MS, RD4, LaShon Reese, MEd, RD, LDN, CLC5, Molly McGown, MPH4, Angela Odoms-Young, PhD6 and Jackson Sekhobo, PhD, MPA1
(1)New York State Department of Health, Menands, NY, (2)Illinois WIC, Springfield, IL, (3)State University of New York at Albany, Rensselaer, NY, (4)University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, (5)IL Dept. Human Services, Chicago, IL, (6)University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL