Posts Categorized: Texas WIC

Texas WIC Formula Changes Take Effect Oct. 1

On Oct. 1, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. Texas WIC’s contract for milk-based formulas has switched from Abbott Laboratories, the makers of Similac, to Mead Johnson, the makers of Enfamil products. The new contract is only for milk-based formulas. All other formula products remain unchanged.  “All WIC participants receiving standard milk-based infant […]

WIC Benefits Last For Years To Come

There are more benefits than nutrition counseling, free healthy food packages, and breastfeeding support that participants gain from the Texas WIC program. The WIC program is a government-funded nutritional program to help improve the health and nutrition for pregnant women and their children up to age 5.  “WIC saves lives and improves the health of […]

WIC Income Requirements

Pregnant & Need Help? Are you pregnant and need help with your pregnancy, but not sure where to start? Start with Texas WIC.  The program is open to pregnant women that are Texas residents. The free program can begin as soon as you learn that you are expecting a baby. To qualify, expecting Texas mothers […]

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September

Texas WIC has extended it’s expanded fruit and vegetable benefits thru the end of September. According to Texas WIC the new benefits offer the following: Children get $24 each month  Pregnant, postpartum and some breastfeeding clients get $43 each month  Fully and partially breastfeeding clients get $47 each month. For example, if you are pregnant […]

Looking For Fun Summertime Activity For The Kids? 

Check Off  Mealtime, Playtime At Same Time!  Who said you couldn’t play with your food? Getting kids into the kitchen is a great activity to get their creative juices flowing. It’s also a great way to keep them interested in eating healthy, WIC foods.  Healthy WIC foods don’t have to be boring. In fact, you […]

Eat Healthy With WIC Program

If you’re a mom on a budget, you know how hard it can be to provide your family with healthy meals. But did you know that the Texas WIC program can help? Keep reading to learn how to eat healthy with WIC. Texas WIC is a government program that provides financial assistance and nutrition education […]

RECALL ALERT: Check Your Baby Formula

The FDA has announced a voluntary recall of Similac products (including Total Comfort, Spit Up and Sensitive). Consumers can check the bottom of their baby formula for the information below:  The products under recall have a multidigit number on the bottom of the container starting with the first two digits 22 through 37, contains K8, […]

WIC Help Is Available To Expecting Moms

If you are expecting a baby in 2022, Texas WIC can help you get off to a healthy start. The program is open to eligible expecting mothers and mothers with children up to age five. To qualify, Texas residents must meet certain income requirements. (Learn more about the requirements below.)  Texas WIC benefits are offered to qualifying expectant […]

WIC Fruit And Vegetable Benefits Extended

Additional Benefits Now Offered Thru March WIC clients are getting a little something extra for the new year: an extension on the expanded fruit and vegetable benefits. Texas WIC announced on its website that the expanded benefits will be offered through the end of March 2022. “This extension has different dollar amounts based on your category. […]

Get More WIC Produce Benefits Until End of Year

Expanded WIC Fruit & Vegetable Benefits Extended Texas WIC is has extended a popular expanded benefit to get even more WIC produce through Dec. 31. The extra benefits will be added to your card to redeem with your other WIC benefits.  According to TexasWIC.org the extended fruit and vegetable benefits provide the following: Children get $24 (in […]