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WIC

Women, Infants

and Children

(WIC) Program

 

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) promotes and strives to maintain the nutritional health and well-being of breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children.

 

WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition education (including breastfeeding promotion and support), and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge.

 

To Make an Appointment:

Please call us at 920-388-7160 between the hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm to schedule an appointment.

Visit the Wisconsin WIC informational website for more information and resources.

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WIC Provides:

  • Information on how to use WIC foods to improve health.
  • An eWIC debit card to purchase healthy foods and infant formula. 
  • Additional Benefits to breastfeeding women who do not supplement with formula.
  • Assistance with childhood immunizations and lead screening.
  • Education on healthy eating during pregnancy, breastfeed and early childhood
  • Referrals to doctors and other programs such as, FoodShare, BadgerCare, Birth to Three and Prenatal Care Coordination with a nurse on site.

 

WIC is an equal opportunity provider click here for full non-discrimination statement. 

What to Bring to Your First WIC appointment:

 

These are the items you would need to bring to your first WIC appointment

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To be Eligible for WIC you must:

        be a pregnant, breastfeeding or new mother; be an infant up to age one; or be a child up to age 5; and

         be a resident of Wisconsin; and

         be income eligible; and

         have a health or nutritional need.

 Breast is Best!

Research has shown that there is no better food than breast milk for the baby's first year of life. We are excited that you are interested in breast-feeding!  Breastfeeding provides many health, nutritional, economic, and emotional benefits to the mother and baby. There are also significant benefits to the community, workplace and the environment.

WIC mothers choosing to breastfeed will be provided with information through one on one counseling, along with education materials to support their healthy decision. Mothers who exclusively breastfeed may receive enhanced food packages and may be eligible for a breast pump.

 

 

Click on the icons below for additional breastfeeding resources:

 

       Health and nutrition information for pregnant and breastfeeding moms:

        Encouragement, support and information from the La Leche League:

        Breastfeeding articles and up-to-date information from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services:

WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The goals of the Wisconsin WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) are: 

         To provide WIC participants with checks to purchase locally-grown fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs at farmers markets.

         To provide WIC participants with nutrition education and the resources to encourage the consumption of fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs.

         To increase the awareness and use of farmers markets.

The WIC FMNP provides a one-time food benefit per growing season to WIC families. Each family receives checks that are redeemed at local farmers markets from June through October. Approximately 1,000 Wisconsin farmers currently participate in this program.

 

 

 

Kewaunee County Healthy Choices  Market:

 

Located at the Health and Human Services Building, lower level parking lot:

 

810 Lincoln St.

Kewaunee, WI 54216

(920)388-7160

 

2019 Calendar

 

Additional Resources:

For a complete listing of WIC approved food items, click on the icon below (English and Spanish versions available):

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To understand the building blocks of a healthy diet and build your best plate:

  

 

 


 

 

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