what does wic provide for breast feeding moms? Do they provide the pump? nursing pads? nursing bra? etc? Thank?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    WIC will provide nursing mothers a pump. they unfortunately don't help with other supplies. however, they will also give you bonus food items too, such as carrots and tuna! Plus extra beans and juice :) It varies by state what kind of pump you receive , for example in my state, only mothers who work at least 20 hours a week qualify for an electric pump, other nursing mothers get a medela hand held pump, whic is still top quality. i would call your local office to get more infomration. you can call 1-800-WIC-WINS to be transferred to the closest office in you state. Good luck honey.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Justa bout everything you need. Not sure bout nursing bra tho. They might tho. Ya never know. Wic program is awsome. I have 3 babies and with the cost of forumula and breasts pumps now days it would be nuttin but a struggle to do it on our own. Thank God for the program!

  • 4 years ago

    it somewhat is meant to be slightly undesirable to your breast and milk flow to easily pop your breast over the coolest of a prevalent bra, which i assume is that option. even with the indisputable fact that, I wager it does not be that loads of a topic. i might additionally propose activities bras in view that they're usually extra stretchy - you prefer something that expands once you do. yet another decision - seek on line for the thank you to make a nursing bra. i'm fairly particular I got here upon a internet site as quickly as that had training. it would extra often than not be including a hookk to a prevalent bra, yet you may prefer a 2nd layer so the strap replaced into linked to a minimum of something once you unhooked the flap.

  • 1 decade ago

    some of them offer pump. Otherwise your own your own fo supplies. BUy reusable pads they save a lot of money. Walmart has nursing bras for cheap unless your very large breasted they wern't supportive enough for me.

    Wic offers carrots, extra juice/milk, tuna and beans on your checks in addition to what you would have got before having baby

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    They won't supply the pads nor the bras. SOME places will offer a pump, but some health departments just don't have the funds to purchase them in the first place.

  • 1 decade ago

    They told me they will provide a nice electric pump if you commit to only breast feeding for the first year. If you want to do both, they will give you a manual pump. I don't think they give you anything else, besides the food items.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    not nursing pads byut you can get a pump- i got a really good electric pump- an ameda elite. tuna, carrots, eggs, milk, cheese, cereal, beans and juice

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