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:
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• WIC foods.
​​​​• Nutrition Education
​​​•Health Screenings​
​• 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, PNCC, Dental, and First Breath referrals.
• Parents/caregivers receive information on taking care of babies.

Children Receive:
• WIC foods.​​
​• Nutrition Education
​​​• Health Screenings​​​
​• Immunization, Dental, and Fit Families referrals.
• Parents/caregivers receive information on food shopping, recipes and feeding a child.

Food Benefits
• Fruits, vegetables (fresh, frozen, canned) and seasonal farmers market checks.​
​• 100% juice.
​​​•Whole wheat/whole grain foods: 100% whole wheat bread, whole wheat noodles, 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, yogurt, and 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.​