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WOMEN, INFANT, AND CHILDREN

WIC of Northwest MI

Supporting Families

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are caring for an infant or child under 5 (including dads, grandparents, or foster parents with custody) you may qualify!

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federally-funded Special Supplemental Nutrition Program, serving low and moderate income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five.

We're here for you! Did you know WIC offers the following?

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Healthy Food & Nutrition Tips
We help families feed their kids nutritious meals by providing:

  • Monthly benefits to buy food
  • Nutrition education counseling
  • Farmer's market coupons for fruits and vegetables

Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Support
We offer guidance for nursing moms:

  • Advice on breastfeeding issues: positioning, latch, milk production, and returning to work
  • Breast pumps and other nursing aids

WIC Community
A Community of Experts and Peers
We offer families support with a network of:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Immunization services
  • Additional social services
  • Other families to share experiences and support

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are caring for an infant or child under 5 (including Dads, Grandparents, or foster parents with custody) you may qualify!

Who Is Eligible

  • Pregnant women
  • Women breastfeeding an infant up to the infant's first birthday
  • Postpartum women up to six months after delivery or end of pregnancy
  • Infants and children up to their fifth birthday
  • Foster families and/or non-traditional caregivers

Call for more information 1-800-432-4121

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What Happens At Your WIC Appointment?

WIC will check to see if you and/or your child is eligible. If eligible, you will:

  • Be measured for weight, height and hemoglobin.
  • Talk to nutrition staff about healthy eating for you and your family.
  • Receive an EBT card to purchase WIC-approved foods.

You and/or your child will need:

    • Proof of identity
    • Proof of address
    • Proof of income *(Medicaid card, pay stub, W-2)

WIC Premier Award Status

HDNW WIC Award

At HDNW, we are excited to offer you a nationally recognized excellence in breastfeeding premier-level care team! After several years of being awarded Gold, our WIC care team is now one of only two programs to receive Premier designation in the Midwest - and the only agency in Michigan!

As your WIC care team, we are excited for you to see our commitment to northwest Michigan's mothers and babies.

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