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Temporary Formula Options for South Dakota WIC Participants

February 24, 2022

Updated November 15, 2022. South Dakota WIC participants affected by the Abbott formula recall and national formula shortage can now purchase additional formula brands.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: January 2023

January 11, 2023

Start 2023 right here with ways healthy foods boost your mood, preparing for daycare and returning to work when breastfeeding, and getting a great start to your morning with a creamy banana walnut oatmeal recipe.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: November 2022

November 10, 2022

Get tips on picking in-season winter veggies and fruits and try a tasty turkey chili! If you are a breastfeeding mom, learn ways to prevent and relieve soreness when breastfeeding.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: October 2022

October 1, 2022

Fall is here! Take advantage of the shorter hours of sunlight and ensure you and your family are getting enough sleep. Try a new, flavorful Spanish Brown Rice recipe. Breastfeeding moms – learn about power pumping to jump start your milk supply if it has taken a dip.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: September 2022

September 1, 2022

September is National Fruit & Veggie Month! Celebrate by adding more vegetables and fruits in your family’s day! Try a new recipe using cucumbers, tuna, white beans and more. And finally learn about the roadmap to breastfeeding success in this month’s Fun Facts.

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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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SD WIC Fun Facts: August 2022

August 1, 2022

Happy National Breastfeeding Month! Breastfeeding greatly impacts the health and wellbeing of mothers and their babies. Learn about preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy, creating a circle of support, advocating for your family, feeling empowered to ask for help, and reaching YOUR breastfeeding goal.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: July 2022

July 1, 2022

Summer is here! Try a Frozen Yogurt Pops recipe for a satisfying, refreshing and healthy (yes, healthy!) summer treat! Learn the key to raising healthy eaters and find info on what is normal when breastfeeding.

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