Door County WIC Program

Door County WIC Program Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children.
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WIC provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referral to other health and nutrition services. WIC promotes and supports breastfeeding.

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Healthy Door County 2020
11/03/2020

Healthy Door County 2020

The November harvest of the month is winter squash!

#healthydoorcounty #harvestofthemonth

10/30/2020
WIC Mom Strong

WIC Mom Strong

Spooky Edition🦇 🎃: True or False?
Pregnant mommas can get food poisoning from certain foods like raw seafood, unpasteurized milk and cheeses, undercooked eggs 🤢.

Answer: It’s true! Pregnant moms can get sick from all of the above and hotdogs and luncheon meats unless reheated until steaming hot. For more information visit https://wicmomstrong.com.

MyPlate
10/28/2020

MyPlate

Squash anyone? Bake, microwave, or steam acorn squash for a delicious side dish. Recipe idea here: https://go.usa.gov/xng7g

Bean Institute
10/27/2020

Bean Institute

It's official, the countdown to Halloween 👻 is on!
>>> Whether you're looking to scare up some serious fun or create a fun and festive dessert, these #blackbean cupcakes provide you with the perfect blank canvas.
📌 RECIPE: https://bit.ly/31JgseE

MyPlate
10/26/2020

MyPlate

Vary your protein routine… with seeds! Save your pumpkin seeds - dry, roast and serve them in salads or enjoy as a crunchy snack. https://go.usa.gov/x7rHc

10/23/2020
WIC Enrollment Week

#DYK WIC welcomes ALL caregivers 🤔 ? Yes! That includes moms, dads, grandparents, foster parents, and any caretaker of a child under 5.

Sign up at https://wicmomstrong.com/. #WICMomStrong #WICsconsin

Have you heard of Snap-Ed 🤔? It stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education. This program helps Wisco...
10/22/2020

Have you heard of Snap-Ed 🤔? It stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education. This program helps Wisconsin residents with limited income make healthier lifestyle choices like encouraging better nutrition and physical activity 🍎 🏃🏽‍♂️.

See if you qualify at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/nutrition/snap-ed.htm. #WICMomStrong #WICsconsin

10/21/2020
WIC Enrollment Week

Grocery shopping can sometimes be tedious 😕. But with the help of WIC’s shopping guide, purchasing healthy, nutritious food for your family has never been this easy 🍎.

See if you qualify at https://wicmomstrong.com/. #WICMomStrong #WICsconsin

10/20/2020
WIC Enrollment Week

Your health and your children's health are important to us. That’s why WIC provides referrals to doctors, dentists, and even programs like Foodshare, Medicaid, Badger Plus, and more 🩺🦷 📋!

Sign up now at https://wicmomstrong.com/. #WICMomStrong #WICsconsin

10/19/2020
WIC Mom Strong

WIC Mom Strong

As rewarding as breastfeeding is, it can also be challenging. You don’t have to go through it alone 😊 ! Many WIC clinics offer a trained peer counselor. You’ll get support from another mother in the community just like you who has been there 🤱🏽🤱🏾.

Sign up at wicmomstrong.com/. #WICMomStrong #WICsconsin

10/19/2020
WIC Enrollment Week

#DYK breast milk protects moms and babies 🤔? How?! Well, because breast milk consists of nutrients and immune boosting antibodies that help keep babies healthy 🤯!

WIC provides breastfeeding support 🤱. See if you qualify by signing up TODAY. Learn more at WICMomStrong.com 💪🏻💪🏼💪🏾 #WICMomStrong #WICsconsin

Bean Institute
10/16/2020

Bean Institute

No matter if your child is learning from home or in a school environment, beans can help fuel their brainpower! Dry beans are:
✔ A good source of fiber and potassium
✔ Cost-efficient
✔ Packed with #plantprotein
✔ Versatile - taste scrumptious in a variety of #kidapproved recipes
LEARN MORE: https://bit.ly/2SrYIzk

#NationalSchoolLunchWeek

WIC Mom Strong
10/14/2020

WIC Mom Strong

Dicen que se necesita toda una aldea para criar a un niño, y estamos de acuerdo 🤝! WIC les brinda a los padres/cuidadores la mejor información y recursos para cuidar a su bebé 👶.

Regístrese en https://wicmomstrong.com/. #WICMamáFuerte

Family Meals: Small Investment, Big Payoff
10/12/2020
Family Meals: Small Investment, Big Payoff

Family Meals: Small Investment, Big Payoff

If you're concerned about what your child does (and doesn't) eat, the solution could be as close as your kitchen table.

Healthy Door County 2020
10/08/2020

Healthy Door County 2020

The Boys and Girls Club of Door County is hosting a drive up community closet event during the month of October. Check out the flyer for more details and dates.

Healthy Door County 2020
10/08/2020

Healthy Door County 2020

Apples are our food of the month!

Healthy Door County 2020
10/08/2020

Healthy Door County 2020

Farmers to Families boxes are back! They are scheduled for October 14 in Sturgeon Bay and October 21 in Sister Bay. Please see flyer for more details on the Sturgeon Bay event on October 14. Questions? Contact Dakota at 920-421-2166.

WIC Mom Strong
10/01/2020

WIC Mom Strong

Low milk supply? Don’t stress! Many moms worry their milk supply is low, even though most make exactly what baby needs! Learn about milk supply and more at https://wicbreastfeeding.fns.usda.gov/low-milk-supply

¿Tiene un bajo suministro de leche materna? ¡No se preocupe! Muchas madres se preocupan de que su suministro de leche es bajo, a pesar de que la mayoría hacen exactamente lo que el bebé necesita! Obtenga más información sobre el suministro de leche y más en https://wicbreastfeeding.fns.usda.gov/low-milk-supply

#WICBreastfeeding #WICspeaksBF
#WICResourceWednesdays

WIC Mom Strong
09/28/2020

WIC Mom Strong

It’s a good week to have a good week 😀 👍🏾. Fuel up for this week’s adventures with the right nutrients for you and your family.

To learn more or sign up for WIC visit ➡️ www.wicmomstrong.com
#WICMomStrong

WIC Mom Strong
09/16/2020

WIC Mom Strong

There are many great benefits of shopping at farmers’ markets compared to buying produce at traditional grocery stores. That’s why WIC wants to make sure participants are able to have access to them through the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program! 🍓🌽🥦

To learn more reach out to your local WIC clinic! #WICMomStrong 💪🏻💪🏼💪🏾

WIC Mom Strong
09/09/2020

WIC Mom Strong

Bringing a new baby home is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. See what to expect your first few days home. ➡️ http://ow.ly/idGj50BacIn

#WICBreastfeeding #WICspeaksBF #BFTipsTuesdays

MyPlate
09/08/2020

MyPlate

‘Tis the season for sweet, crisp apples! Dip into peanut butter for a quick snack or toss in a salad for that perfectly sweet crunch.

MyPlate
08/28/2020

MyPlate

Quick kid’s activity: can you name 3 foods from each of the 5 MyPlate food groups? Have older children print or cut out food pictures to create a MyPlate collage. Find activity sheets: http://go.usa.gov/x97mC

WIC Mom Strong
08/27/2020

WIC Mom Strong

Did you hear? The WIC Mom Strong Cookbook has been updated! Here’s one of the many NEW recipes that include WIC approved ingredients. This is a great, healthy recipe that’s easy to make! 😋 #WICMomStrong 💪🏻💪🏼💪🏾

To see more NEW recipes with WIC approved ingredients, visit https://bit.ly/WICMomStrongCookBookNEW

WIC Mom Strong
08/27/2020

WIC Mom Strong

Happy #BlackBreastfeedingWeek 🖤 ! #DYK that the African American Breastfeeding Network offers Black Peer Counselors and Certified Lactation Consultants! These women have been in your shoes. They nursed their own babies, and they are eager to share their knowledge and help other moms through their own breastfeeding journey 🤱🏾.

Pictured are Peer Counselors and Certified Lactation Consultant: Khola Cooksey, Lalita Sallis, Shay Knox.

#WICBreastfeeding #NationalBreastfeedingMonth

MyPlate
08/26/2020

MyPlate

Kids look up to you and watch the choices you make. Be a role model by making healthy choices from all of the MyPlate food groups. Find more tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xVhbK

Stuffed Peppers
08/26/2020
Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Hundreds of satisfied home cooks agree: this stuffed peppers recipe is a winner. It’s been proudly served at dinner tables across America ever since it first appeared in the Betty Crocker™ cookbook. And it’s no wonder why—even picky eaters love stuffed peppers (hint: they taste like cheesebu...

WIC Mom Strong
08/25/2020

WIC Mom Strong

Breastfeeding should feel comfortable. Check out this link for signs of a good latch: http://ow.ly/No2G50B1Trw. And remember, your local WIC staff are here to answer any questions you might have about latching!
#WICBreastfeeding #WICSpeaksBF #BFTipsTuesdays

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
08/24/2020

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FOOD OUTBREAK UPDATE: Do not eat, sell, or serve Prima Wawona-brand peaches as FDA and CDC Salmonella Enteritidis investigation continues. Loose/bulk and bagged peaches sold at several retailers have been recalled nationwide https://go.usa.gov/xfJxu.

WIC Mom Strong
08/19/2020

WIC Mom Strong

It is common for mothers to worry about whether their baby is getting enough breast milk. Learn more about how to tell whether your baby is getting enough here: http://ow.ly/webE50B1KeO.

#WICBreastfeeding #WICBreastfeedingMoms #WICResourcesWednesdays

Healthy Door County 2020
08/19/2020

Healthy Door County 2020

MyPlate
08/13/2020

MyPlate

Need to use up leftover veggies? Try a stir-fry! Thinly slice your ingredients and sauté them in olive oil and your favorite spices. More vegetable tips: https://go.usa.gov/xQCcF

WIC Mom Strong
08/12/2020

WIC Mom Strong

Wisconsin WIC is giving children all across the state a healthy kick start in life! We take pride in helping ALL qualifying parents in receiving the nutrition benefits and medical care they need for their families.

WIC offers more than just food benefits - it’s medical referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition education and so much more!

If you’re expecting or raising children under the age of 5, sign up at WICMomStrong.com #WICMomStrong 💪🏻💪🏽💪🏾

FoodSafety.gov
08/11/2020

FoodSafety.gov

Compared to other age groups, children under the age of 5 have the highest incidences of foodborne illnesses. Do you know how to protect your family from #foodpoisoning? Check your steps at: https://go.usa.gov/xfnqJ

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421 Nebraska St
Sturgeon Bay, WI
54235

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Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

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(920) 746-2237

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The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children. WIC provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referral to other health and nutrition services. WIC promotes and supports breastfeeding.

WIC is an equal opportunity provider and employer. https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wic/non-discrimination.htm