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.
- 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.
- 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 10:30 AM.
For more information, call the Health District WIC clinic at 937-484-1667.