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Women, Infant and Children (WIC)

2017 WIC Staff

Our program is free to qualifying parents/legal guardians, and offers nutrition support to pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, and to children up to five years of age.  It provides checks for nutritious foods along with nutrition education to support healthy pregnancy and improve birth outcomes, and prevent or correct health problems caused by poor nutrition.

 

To make an appointment to determine your eligibility.

 

Breastfeeding Facts

Each mother makes perfect breastmilk to fit her baby’s growth and developmental needs.

 

Breastmilk is perfect for babies.

  • Best possible nutrition
  • Easy to digest – immediately ready to help baby grow
  • Reduces risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), ear infections, respiratory infections and diarrhea
  • Helps prevent chronic disease including: diabetes, asthma, heart disease and cancer
  • Promotes brain growth and a smarter baby – child – adult
  • Always clean and safe

 

Breastmilk is perfect for moms.

  • Always ready at the right temperature
  • Promotes weight loss after pregnancy
  • Prevents chronic disease including osteoporosis and cancer

 

Breastmilk is perfect for families.

  • Healthy breastfed babies are ready to play – more fun for dads, brothers, sisters, and grandparents
  • Breastfed babies stay healthier – moms and dads won’t have to miss work for a sick baby
  • Breastfeeding saves money – mom can eat a little more and make plenty of breastmilk
  • Breastfeeding saves time – always ready anywhere you go, nothing to carry but your baby
  • Breastfeeding saves the environment – no manufacturing pollution or waste

Our Staff

From left to right

Aarynne, Dietition

Jan, Coordinator

Mona, Breastfeeding Counselor

Virginia, Dietition

Madga, Support Staff

 

Give us a call - 785-826-6603

Fax - 785-826-6619

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