A woman calls the LCGHD; she’s pregnant, and of course she wants the very best for her baby. First-time mom and Oberlin resident, Cynthia Santiago began learning what moms and babies need when she enrolled in WIC (Women, Infants, and Children), a supplemental food program. “I learned through WIC about eating in moderation. My eating has definitely changed since getting pregnant,” she explained. Santiago grew a love for vegetables and other healthy foods. She exclaimed, “Garbanzo beans are my favorite!”
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