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Maximum Monthly Allowances in the WIC Food Packages

Snapshots of the WIC Food Packages

Maximum Monthly Allowances of Supplemental Foods for Children and Women

Foods

ChildrenWomen

Food Package IV

A: 12 through 23 months

B: 2 through 4 years

Food Package V

A: Pregnant

B: Partially (Mostly) Breastfeeding
(up to 1 year postpartum)

Food Package VI

Postpartum
(up to 6months postpartum)

Food Package VII

Fully Breastfeeding
(up to 1year post-partum)

Juice, single strength64 fl. oz.64 fl. oz.64 fl. oz.64 fl. oz.
Milk

A: 12 qt.

B: 14 qt.

16 qt.16 qt.16 qt.
Breakfast cereal36 oz.36 oz.36 oz.36 oz.
Eggs1 dozen1 dozen1 dozen2 dozen
Fruit and vegetable cash-value benefit (CVB)$26.00$47.00$47.00$52.00
Whole wheat bread24 oz.48 oz.48 oz.48 oz.
Fish (canned)6 oz.

A: 10 oz.

B: 15 oz.

10 oz.20 oz.
Legumes, dry or canned and/or

Peanut butter
1 lb. dry/64 oz. canned
or
18 oz.
1 lb./64 oz. canned
and
18 oz.
1 lb./64 oz. canned
or
18 oz.
1 lb./64 oz. canned
and
18 oz.

Note: Refer to the regulatory requirements for the minimum requirements for infant formula and infant foods in the WIC food packages.

Maximum Monthly Allowances of Supplemental Foods for Infants in Food Packages I, II and III

 Fully Formula fedPartially BreastfedFully Breastfed
FoodsFood Packages
I and III

A: 0-3 months

B: 4-5 months
Food Packages
II and III

6-11 months
Food Packages
I and III

A: 0 to 3 months

B: 4-5 months
Food Packages
II and III

6-11 months
Food Package I

0-5 months
Food Package II

6-11 months
WIC FormulaA: Up to 806 fl. oz. 

B: Up to 884 fl. oz. 
Up to 624 fl. oz. A: Up to 364 fl. oz. 

B: Up to 442 fl. oz. 
Up to 312 fl. oz. N/AN/A
Infant cerealN/A8 oz.N/A8 oz.N/A16 oz.
Baby food
fruits and vegetables
N/A128 oz.N/A128 oz.N/A128 oz.
Baby food
meat
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A40 oz.

Note: Refer to the regulatory requirements for the minimum requirements for infant formula and infant foods in the WIC food packages.

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Page updated: April 10, 2024