WIC, the Women, Infants, and Children program, is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well, learn about good nutrition and stay healthy. WIC provides:
Checks that can be used to purchase healthy foods such as milk, juice, eggs, cheese, cereal, dry beans and peas, or peanut butter
Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy
Support and information about breastfeeding your baby
Help in finding health care and other community services
Breast pumps to help support breastfeeding mothers
Please visit dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/nutri/wic/participants/wicprogramoverview.aspx.