Posts Categorized: Texas WIC

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 […]

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 […]

Government Food Program Serves Up Produce

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September  Congress has approved another extension of WIC’s expanded fruit and vegetable benefits thru September 2022. 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 […]

Eat Healthy With Texas WIC

Moms on a budget know how hard it can be to provide healthy meals for their family. Learn how to eat healthy with WIC. Texas WIC is a government program that provides financial assistance and nutrition education to low-income families. Learn how the WIC program works and learn a few tips for eating well on […]

RECALL ALERT: Check Your Baby Formula

The FDA has announced a voluntary recall of Similac products (including Total Comfort, Spit Up and Sensitive). Consumers can check the bottom of their baby formula for the information below:  The products under recall have a multidigit number on the bottom of the container starting with the first two digits 22 through 37, contains K8, […]

WIC Help Is Available To Expecting Moms

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If you are expecting a baby in 2022, Texas WIC can help you get off to a healthy start. The program is open to eligible expecting mothers and mothers with children up to age five. To qualify, Texas residents must meet certain income requirements. (Learn more about the requirements below.)  Texas WIC benefits are offered to qualifying expectant […]