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Infant Feeding in WIC

Breastfeeding provides many health benefits. Mothers participating in WIC are encouraged to breastfeed their infants, if possible.

Learn more about WIC Breastfeeding Support and these Helpful Tips for Combination Feeding.


Keeping Your Baby Safe

No matter if you’re breastfeeding or formula feeding, it’s important to follow practices that protect your baby’s health. Click on each icon below to learn more about these tips.

Breast Milk Safety Tips
Store and thaw breast milk correctly. Keep your breast pump clean. Properly clean, sanitize, and store infant feeding items.
Additional Resources

Learn more about infant formula from the FDA. 

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 The CDC has useful information for caregivers who choose to formula feed.

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Start your infant off on the path of lifelong healthy nutrition with help from MyPlate's Life Stages