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Texas WIC’s New Contract Formulas

On Oct. 1, 2022, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. The listed Similac productsbecome the corresponding Enfamil product. This Similac Product…. ….Becomes This Enfamil Product Similac Advance 12.4oz PWD  Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD Similac Advance 20.6oz PWD   Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD   Similac Advance 30.8 oz PWD   Enfamil Infant […]

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 […]

Texas WIC’s Expanded Fruit & Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru Dec. 16

The WIC Fruit, Vegetable Bump Extended Thru Dec. 16 Texas WIC’s extended fruit and vegetable benefits are now extended thru December! Congress approved the expanded benefits last week, which were set to expire at the end of September.   The new benefits are now available thru Dec. 16.  According to Texas WIC, “Participants who receive the […]

WIC Benefits Last For Years To Come

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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 […]

Primarily WIC Stores Coming to East Texas

Grocery Services North Opening Tyler, Longview Locations WIC grocery shopping is about to get easier for East Texans. Primarily WIC stores will soon open in Tyler and Longview. Grocery Services North will soon open its 10th and 11th Primarily WIC stores in East Texas.  The Tyler location will open at 225 East Amherst #700 and […]

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 […]

New Primarily WIC Store Now Open In Plano

WIC grocery shopping just got easier for Collin County residents. Grocery Services North opened its 9th location in Plano, TX. The new location is at 1028 E. Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75074. The store is a primarily WIC grocery store and features the latest in shopping technology in English and Spanish, including a self-serve kiosk and a point-of-sale […]

Dallas 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

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 […]