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SD WIC Fun Facts: December 2021

December 1, 2021

This month make family meal time a priority and try this recipe for one pot jambalaya. Plus does your baby spit up? Don’t worry, it’s totally normal! Check it all out here.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: November 2021

November 2, 2021

Learn about portion sizes, tips for a pain-free latch when breastfeeding and try this simple recipe for BBQ meatloaf with baked veggies all made on one sheet pan!

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Get More Vegetables & Fruit: Benefit Increase Available Now!

October 15, 2021

Enjoy extra veggies & fruit! On the October through December WIC benefits, your family 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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SD WIC Fun Facts: October 2021

October 1, 2021

Get kids helping in the kitchen, find tips for dealing with nursing strikes when breastfeeding, and check out our Pizza & Pasta Sauce recipe that you can make when you buy fresh tomatoes or canned tomato products with your WIC Vegetable & Fruit Cash Value Benefit.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: September 2021

September 1, 2021

September is National Fruit & Veggie Month! Can you commit to adding one more vegetable or fruit to your day? Check out these tips to get some extra plants in your diet.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: August 2021

August 2, 2021

Happy National Breastfeeding Month! This year’s theme is ‘Every Step of the Way’ because support is essential to helping moms meet their breastfeeding goals! Learn how WIC is committed to supporting breastfeeding.

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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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