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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


What are WIC Health Outcomes?

Numerous studies show that WIC is effective and helps:

  • Reduce premature births

  • Reduce low and very low birth-weight babies

  • Reduce fetal and infant deaths

  • Reduce the incidence of low-iron anemia

  • Increase access to prenatal care earlier in pregnancy

  • Increase pregnant women’s consumption of key nutrients such as iron, protein, calcium, and Vitamins A and C

  • Increase immunization rates

  • Improve diet quality

  • Increase access to regular health care

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