WIC encourages and supports the practice of breastfeeding. The nutrition and overall health advantages to the infant are promoted during WIC nutrition education sessions. Information about the convenience, low-cost, and bonding advantages to the mother are also provided. A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is on staff at the health department to help clients through their breastfeeding journey.
A larger amount of WIC food is provided for the breastfeeding mother to support her higher nutritional needs. Nutritionists are always available to provide breastfeeding information and support.
To see the difference in food packages, click here.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.