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 […]

WIC Experts On Bottle Prep

Experts Provide Tips On How To Clean, Prep Baby Bottles Preparing a bottle for your baby has several steps. Practice makes perfect, and expert advice is helpful when perfecting the best way to make your baby a bottle. Texas WIC is a great resource for bottle prep and preparing formula. There isn’t much they don’t […]

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs

Helps Moms, Children March is national nutrition month, a time to focus on the importance of good nutrition. Eating nutritious foods is essential for maintaining your health and well-being.  For many people, that means taking steps to improve our diets and eating habits. If you’re looking for ways to get your family on the right […]

RECALL ALERT: Check Your 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, […]

New Location Now Open In Dove Springs

Now Open in Dove Springs

New Store Caters to WIC Clients Lone Star Family Market’s new location in Dove Springs is now open. The store is located at 6801 S. I-35, ste 1-H Austin, TX 78744. It will be open Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Lone Star Family Market is a primarily WIC grocery store chain that has 7 […]

Expecting in 2022? Texas WIC Can Help

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 […]