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

February 22, 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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SD WIC Fun Facts: March 2023

March 6, 2023

March 6-10 is National School Breakfast Week. Start your family’s day with a delicious breakfast casserole!

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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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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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