SD WIC Fun Facts: April 2023

March 27, 2023

Check out how to prevent your child from choking on foods, appropriate foods while breastfeeding, and save a delicious apple wrap recipe for an easy afternoon snack idea!

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Temporary Formula Options for South Dakota WIC Participants – Effective May 1, 2023

February 22, 2023

Effective May 1, 2023 SD WIC is no longer able to allow alternatives to the standard Similac formulas. One formula will be issued to the eWIC card at a time going forward.  Similac for Spit-Up PWD is no longer produced by Abbott or issued by South Dakota WIC as of March 1, 2023. If you were […]

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Temporary Formula Options for South Dakota WIC Participants – Effective March 1, 2023

Effective March 1, 2023 South Dakota WIC participants affected by the Abbott formula recall can temporarily purchase additional Similac formula brands and sizes until April 30, 2023, but we encourage you to purchase Similac when it is available at the stores. See details below. Always follow safe practices when feeding your baby. Learn more here. Starting […]

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Enfamil ProSobee 12.9oz Formula Recall

February 21, 2023

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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Words of Affirmation for Breastfeeding Mothers

August 31, 2022

Breastfeeding is a journey. As you move through the different stages there can be ups and downs. This is common but can be hard to stay encouraged day in and day out. Show yourself kindness with the power of positive self-talk and words of encouragement.

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Should Breastfeeding Hurt? No!

August 22, 2022

Breastfeeding will bring many new emotions and feelings, but pain should NOT be one of them. Tenderness and sensitivity are not uncommon in the beginning. These tips will help you get a good, deep latch that won’t hurt! No matter what position you use to feed your baby, it’s important to get a good latch. It takes […]

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What should I eat and drink when I am breastfeeding?

August 15, 2022

A nutritious, balanced diet helps you stay energetic and make plenty of milk for your baby.

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Am I making enough milk? Yes, you are!

August 8, 2022

This is the number one concern of breastfeeding moms. As you feed your baby, your body adjusts to make the right amount with the right nutrients.

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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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