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Health-Care Providers

 

Welcome, Health-Care Providers
Information for Physicians, Nurses, Dietitians, and other Health-Care Providers

As a health-care provider, you are a key partner in helping WIC participants make healthy choices. Here you’ll find WIC medical request forms, breastfeeding promotion materials, and other resources.

Beginning April 2014

CHANGES TO WIC CONTRACT FORMULAS:

  • Some Texas WIC contract Formulas will need documentation before they can be given to program participants.
  • For more information on contract formula changes, Changing New Formula Physician Letter.


Breastfeeding Promotion and Support – Learn about WIC’s focus on exclusive breastfeeding and efforts to get more moms to breastfeed. Also find out about breastfeeding trainings for Health-Care Providers.

health care provider with breastfeeding mom

WIC encourages all new moms to breastfeed. For those who don’t exclusively breastfeed, WIC provides supplemental amounts of WIC contract formula. Most infants who are not breastfed will need more formula than WIC is able to provide each month.