The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a public health nutrition program under the USDA providing nutrition education, nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, and healthcare referrals for income-eligible women who are pregnant or post-partum, infants, and children up to age 5.
See the 89 state WIC programs and map here.
This section features the lastest news and blog posts about WIC. You can also sign-up for email updates.
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House Appropriators Advance Extension of Enhanced WIC Benefits
Congress Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen WIC Response to Infant Formula Supply Crisis
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The National WIC Association invites for-profit and non-profit businesses and organizations that share our mission, vision, and guiding principles for health equity to partner or sponsor with us.
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This morning at the Washington Leadership Conference, Douglas Besharov discussed WIC eligibility. We invite you to read his recent R Street article.
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