The Georgia Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age 5 who are found to be at nutritional risk.
WIC works! Did you know that WIC has been proven to reduce rates of childhood obesity, improve dietary intake of women, and more? Since its beginning in 1974, the WIC Program has earned the reputation of being one of the most successful federally-funded nutrition programs in the United States.
As a WIC participant, you’ll have access to:
- Supplemental nutritious foods,
- Nutrition education and counseling at WIC clinics,
- Breastfeeding promotion and support,
- Screening and referrals to other health, welfare, and social services.”