Benefits

All Participants Receive:
• Screening for nutrition and health needs.
​• Information on how to use WIC foods to improve health.
​• Checks to buy foods that help keep you and your children healthy and strong.
​• Referrals to doctors, dentists, and programs like FoodShare, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, Wisconsin Works (W-2) and Head Start.

Women Receive:
​• WIC foods.
​• Information on healthy eating during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
​• Help with starting or continuing breastfeeding. Infants
​• Help with starting or continuing breastfeeding.
​• Infant formula, if needed.
​• Immunization referrals.
• Parents/caregivers receive information on taking care of babies.

Children Receive:
• WIC foods.
​• Immunization referrals.
• Parents/caregivers receive information on food shopping, recipes and feeding a child.

Food Benefits
• Fruits and vegetables (fresh, frozen, canned).
​• 100% juice.
​• Whole wheat/whole grain foods: 100% whole wheat bread, brown rice, soft corn or whole wheat tortillas.
​• Beans, peas, lentils (canned or dried).
​• Peanut butter.
​• Canned fish (light tuna or pink salmon).
​• Milk, eggs, cheese.
• Infant cereals, fruits and vegetables, and meats.

Formulas and Medical Nutritionals
​• Standard contract formulas.
​• Exempt (special) formulas for infants and children with special needs.
​• Medical foods for children and women with special needs.