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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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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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SD WIC Fun Facts: July 2021

July 1, 2021

Find helpful tips to get the most out of your WIC and SNAP benefits, when to ask for help when breastfeeding, and a recipe for a cool, summer treat for the family.

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Product Recall Notice – Beech-Nut Infant Rice Cereal

June 16, 2021

Beech-Nut Nutrition has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal.

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SD WIC Fun Facts: June 2021

June 1, 2021

Enjoy extra veggies and fruits this summer from WIC, find a great homemade ranch dressing to go with all those veggies, and learn about normal infant growth spurts and what to expect when breastfeeding.

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