Temporary Formula Options for South Dakota WIC Participants
February 24, 2022
Updated September 21, 2022. South Dakota WIC participants affected by the Abbott formula recall and national formula shortage can now purchase additional formula brands.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.