Posts Categorized: Texas WIC

WIC Produce Benefits Update

Expanded Dollar Amount For Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Offered Through Sept. 2023 Good news!Texas WIC’s temporary fruit and vegetable dollar amount increase is now being offered through September 30, 2023!  The increased dollar amount for WIC produce benefits (fruits and vegetables) are for the following amounts: Texas WIC professionals provided the following example: if you are […]

Texas WIC Classes for Moms this January

Texas WIC classes this month are packed with wonderful tips from experts. Included are sessions on everything from how to make a recipe using WIC foods to story time for your little one.  Use the link below to Texas WIC to sign up for the free classes. Here is a glance at some of the […]

Texas WIC Formula Changes Take Effect Oct. 1

On Oct. 1, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. Texas WIC’s contract for milk-based formulas has switched from Abbott Laboratories, the makers of Similac, to Mead Johnson, the makers of Enfamil products. The new contract is only for milk-based formulas. All other formula products remain unchanged.  “All WIC participants receiving standard milk-based infant […]

WIC Benefits Last For Years To Come

There are more benefits than nutrition counseling, free healthy food packages, and breastfeeding support that participants gain from the Texas WIC program. The WIC program is a government-funded nutritional program to help improve the health and nutrition for pregnant women and their children up to age 5.  “WIC saves lives and improves the health of […]

WIC Income Requirements

Pregnant & Need Help? Are you pregnant and need help with your pregnancy, but not sure where to start? Start with Texas WIC.  The program is open to pregnant women that are Texas residents. The free program can begin as soon as you learn that you are expecting a baby. To qualify, expecting Texas mothers […]

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September

Texas WIC has extended it’s expanded fruit and vegetable benefits thru the end of September. According to Texas WIC the new benefits offer the following: Children get $24 each month  Pregnant, postpartum and some breastfeeding clients get $43 each month  Fully and partially breastfeeding clients get $47 each month. For example, if you are pregnant […]

Waco WIC Kids: Fun Summertime Activity

Check Off  Mealtime, Playtime At Same Time!  Who said you couldn’t play with your food? Getting kids into the kitchen is a great activity to get their creative juices flowing. It’s also a great way to keep them interested in eating healthy, WIC foods.  Healthy WIC foods don’t have to be boring. In fact, you […]

WIC Experts On Bottle Prep

WIC Experts on Bottle Prep

Experts Provide Tips On How To Clean, Prep Bottle For Babies Preparing a bottle for your baby has several steps. Practice makes perfect, and expert advice is helpful when perfecting the best way to make your baby a bottle. Texas WIC is a great resource for bottle prep and preparing formula. There isn’t much they […]

Government Food Program Serves Up Produce

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September  WIC is a government food program that provides nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support and monthly food packages of healthy foods for pregnant women, babies and children up to age 5. “With the rising cost of food and the ongoing burden of healthcare costs, we must double down on […]

Eat Healthy With Texas WIC

If you’re a mom on a budget, you know how hard it can be to provide your family with healthy meals. But did you know that the Texas WIC program can help? Learn how to eat healthy with WIC. Texas WIC is a government program that provides financial assistance and nutrition education to low-income families. […]