WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

WIC

WIC

Hill Country Memorial's WIC offers health programs for infants, children and mothers during pregnancy.

WIC Provides:

  • Nutritional foods
  • Nutrition education
  • Access to other helpful programs
  • Help in finding answers to your questions
  • Breastfeeding support / peer counselor
  • A portion of the formula needed to meet your baby's requirements
  • Help with special formula

Who is eligible?

  • Texas residents
  • Pregnant women
  • New mothers (breast-feeding or formula-feeding)
  • Women who have children under the age of five

When can you apply?

You don’t have to wait until your baby is born to apply for WIC services. Under WIC guidelines, pregnant mothers may receive:

  • Nutritional foods
  • Nutritional education
  • Access to other programs

What does WIC provide after the baby is born?

  • Breast-feeding support such as correct techniques and breast pumps
  • Supplemental formula

Other important eligibility information:

  • Proof of pregnancy is not required.
  • Medicaid eligibility is not required.
  • Income guidelines are higher than guidelines for Medicaid or food stamps.
  • Eligibility lasts from pregnancy up to five years.

For appointments or information please call (800) 347-9559.