WIC is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for women, infants, and children. WIC helps families by providing checks for buying healthy supplemental foods from WIC-authorized vendors, nutrition education, and help finding healthcare and other community services. Participants must meet income guidelines and be pregnant women, new mothers, infants or children under age five.

DC Breastfeeding Coalition Update on Lactation Support Resources during COVID-19

WIC Foods and Formula:
Provider Trainings and Resources
WIC Forms:

If writing a prescription for a special formula or medical food, please include:

  • Patient information

  • Type of formula

  • Quantity of formula

  • Duration of formula

  • Medical reason for prescription

  • Provider signature and information

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