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Product Recall Notice – Jif® Peanut Butter

May 23, 2022

On May 20, the J. M. Smucker Company voluntarily recalled select Jif® products sold in the U.S. for potential Salmonella contamination. Recalled products were distributed nationwide to retail stores and other outlets. The FDA and CDC are investigating illnesses linked to the recalled product. Fourteen illnesses in 12 states have been reported, with two hospitalizations and […]

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Steps to Keep Your Baby Safe during the National Formula Shortage

May 16, 2022

Updated June 22, 2022. Find steps parents and caregivers can take to make sure they are feeding their baby safely.

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Temporary Formula Options for South Dakota WIC Participants

February 24, 2022

Updated June 23, 2022. South Dakota WIC participants affected by the Abbott formula recall can now purchase additional formula brands.

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Abbott Formula Recall

February 18, 2022

Updated February 28, 2022. Abbott voluntarily issued a recall of powdered formulas including Similac Advance®, Similac Total Comfort®, Similac for Spit-Up®, Similac Sensitive®, Similac Alimentum®, Similac EleCare®, and Similac PM 60/40® that were manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan. Learn more about what parents should do.

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Get More Vegetables & Fruit: Benefit Increase Available Now!

October 15, 2021

Enjoy extra veggies & fruit! WIC benefits have increased! Through March 31, 2022 families will get more vegetables & fruits: $24 for children ages 1-5 $43 for pregnant and post partum women that are not breastfeeding $47 for breastfeeding women You can buy fresh, frozen and canned vegetables and fruit. Eat the rainbow this fall […]

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Your First 24 Hours as a Family

July 30, 2021

The moment you get to meet the newest member of your family, your instinct is to hold and snuggle your new baby. Your instincts are right! Learn about the importance of skin to skin, positioning, latch and more in the first 24 hours.

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Breastfeeding Prep – Before Baby Arrives

The best time to prepare for breastfeeding is before baby arrives. You are more likely to be successful if you know what to expect!

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Breastfeeding Often for the First Few Weeks

July 21, 2021

The first few weeks of breastfeeding are very important! Knowing your baby and following a few simple steps can put you and your baby on the path to breastfeeding success!

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Breastfeeding at 6 Months & Beyond

Baby will grow, develop and reach many important milestones between 6 and 12 months old. Each new stage is a sign of normal behavior and development. However sometimes normal baby behavior can be misread as a breastfeeding problem. Being prepared for each stage will help you meet your breastfeeding goal!

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Breastfeeding When Returning to Work or School

You can work or go to school and keep breastfeeding! Learn about your breastfeeding rights, how to talk to your employer or school, prepare for taking baby to daycare, and more. And get a breast pump from WIC to help make your transition possible!

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