WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program that also provides breastfeeding information, support, and assistance. In addition, WIC offers a positive clinic environment that supports breastfeeding.
WIC mothers are encouraged to breastfeed their infants, unless medically contraindicated.
The quantities of food you can get depend on whether you will be exclusively or partially breastfeeding. The breastfeeding infants' package includes jar baby fruits and vegetables at 6 months of age (and if exclusively breastfed, jar baby meats at 9 months of age).
To learn more about the WIC food packages for breastfeeding women and their babies, read these fliers:
If you need assistance with breastfeeding or have general WIC questions, please contact your local public health department and ask for a breastfeeding coordinator.
To receive a free copy of the materials below, just ask your breastfeeding coordinator.
To learn more about breastfeeding benefits, tips, and breast pumping: