The Champaign County WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Program helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who have recently had a baby, infants, and children who are under the age of 5.

WIC helps:

  • Improve pregnancy outcomes by providing or referring to support services necessary for full term pregnancies.

  • Reduce infant mortality by decreasing the incidence of low birth weights.

  • Increases breastfeeding rates.

  • Give infants and children a healthy start in life by providing nutritious foods.

WIC provides:

  • Highly nutritious foods such as iron fortified infant formula, milk, eggs, juice, cereal, and peanut butter.

  • Referral to prenatal care, pediatric health care and other maternal and child health and human service programs.

  • WIC provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referral to other agencies.

  • Breastfeeding Education and Support: Breastfeeding classes, Peer Helper Support program, Mom to Mom group that meets the third Tuesday of each month at 2:00 PM.

For more information, call the Health District WIC clinic at 937-484-1667.