What is WIC Program?

Question: What is WIC Program?

Answer: WIC Program was established in 1974 to provide and safeguard the health of low-income women, infants and children up to age five who are at nutritional risk.  WIC Program provides nutrition education (including breastfeeding promotion and support), referrals to health and other social services and nutritious foods to supplement diets.

As of 2014, there are over 8 million people (infants, children, and women) receiving WIC support.

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