Women, Infants, and Children

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WIC, Women Infants, and Children, a special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, Child
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WIC provides services to:
Pregnant women
Breastfeeding women
Non-breastfeeding postpartum women
Infants
Children up to age 5
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SERVICE DESCRIPTION

WIC provides breastfeeding support, supplemental nutritious foods, and nutrition education to pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five. WIC encourages breastfeeding by providing counseling and support to moms, education materials, breast pumps, peer support classes, and regular phone contact.

For more information contact Lyon County Human Services, 775-577-5009

The funding for this program was provided through the Division by Grant Number 7NV700NV7 from the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services, Women, Infant and Children Program. The W.I.C. Program is open to all persons  regardless of race, color, sex, age, disability, or national origin.  Persons believing that they have been discriminated against may write to US Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assist. Secretary for civil rights, 1400 Independence Ave. SW,  Washington D.C. 20250-9410