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IPV and Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV
IPV and Perinatal Programs
Regional and Local Data
IPV, Breastfeeding, and Nutritional Supplement Programs
Medical Cost Burden and Health Care Utilization for IPV
IPV and Child and Adolescent Health
The Impact of IPV on Women’s Health
IPV and Behavioral Health
ACE Study: Leading Determinants of Health
IPV and Family Planning, Birth Control Sabotage Pregnancy Pressure, and Unintended Pregnancy
IPV and Injury Prevention
Women who experience physical and/or psychological IPV during pregnancy are less likely to initiate breastfeeding.
Lau & Chan, 2007
Women experiencing physical abuse around the time of pregnancy are:
Silverman et al, 2006
Women who were eligible for WIC benefits were
more likely to disclose IPV at well-child visits than women who were not eligible for WIC benefits.
Parkinson et al, 2001
Abusive partners may use tactics such as withholding food to control a victim.
A woman in an abusive relationship may not have control over what she and her children eat.
Poor compliance with dietary recommendations may be related to abuse.
Integrate information on IPV and the impact on children into pamphlets, videos, and resources.
Conduct research on the impact of IPV on the nutritional status of women, infants, and children.
Educational materials, ongoing training
Integrate into standardized forms
Establish policies and protocols
Partner with an advocacy organization
BREASTFEEDING AND NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMS: PROGRAMSSYSTEM LEVEL RESPONSE
Quality assurance & compliance measures
Institute for Family Violence Studies
The School of Social Work at Florida State University developed IPV resources for WIC workers, other nutrition staff, and elder care workers:
Success is measured by our efforts to reduce isolation and to improve options for safety.
Family Violence Prevention Fund