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May 29, 2012


M-SPIRIT Training

The training is scheduled for Thursday, May 31 or Tuesday, June 5. Click here for the Webex instructions and here for the sign in sheet.


Fall Training for WIC

We have set the dates and times for the Fall Training. Click here for the details.


Pop Quiz Winner

Congratulations to Kathy Larson of the Missoula WIC agency and Leigh Estvold of the Polson WIC agency. Kathy and Leigh knew the three very important steps to remember when correcting food packages after an infant changes their breastfeeding status is to: 1) review both the infant and the mom’s food package 2) remove any future food packages 3) create food package for today then create food packages for key dates (i.e. 6 month birthdate).

Click here for a note about past Pop Quiz questions.


Pop Quiz

Why is it recommended to type the date an alert is created at the beginning of the alert text when a new alert is created?
Session 3 Module 3 has the answer to this question.
The Helpdesk may be calling one of you this week to answer this question!


Tooth Decay Study

Recent research from a regional research group, which includes Montana dentists, called NW PRECEDENT studied the impact of not rinsing with water after brushing with fluoridated toothpaste. Click here to view the study.


Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training in Utah

Utah is holding Loving Support Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training in September 2012. If you have a new BPC who needs training, this may be an option. For more information, click here.


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