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 Store Locations:
DC WIC-Approved Formulas
October 1st update:
Similac Sensitive is now a standard contract formula and does not require a prescription.
WIC Formula Prescriptions:
If writing a prescription for a special formula or medical food, please include:
Type of formula
Quantity of formula
Duration of formula
Medical reason for prescription
Provider signature and information