Breastfeeding

WIC is committed to assisting mothers in establishing and continuing to breastfeed in the critical weeks after birth and beyond.  WIC food packages provide incentives for initiation and continuation of breastfeeding.

WIC Benefits for Breastfeeding Moms and Babies

Changes with the new food packages to increase breastfeeding support include:

Breastfeeding Promotion and Support and the New Food Packages

Watch this short video “Partnering with WIC for Breastfeeding Success” to see how you can support breastfeeding moms.

Additional Resources
More information on breastfeeding is on the Missouri Department of Health website.