USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This agency encompasses 15 federal nutrition assistance programs which includes the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. This site will give you a more detailed and comprehensive look at the USDA Food and Nutrition Services WIC program and its mission.


The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is a joint research project between state departments of public health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On a personal level, moms can positively influence the success rate for future healthy pregnancies and deliveries by sharing their experiences with the PRAMS program. For more information, please visit PRAMS.

Page last updated: January 7, 2020