The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control manages the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, a a nutrition program that provides health education, healthy foods, breastfeeding support, and other services free of charge to South Carolina families who qualify.

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  • Mealtime magic with your 3-4 year old 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This brochure helps you develop proper food habits in your children.
  • Gestational diabetes 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This brochure describes gestational diabetes, how to know if you are at risk and what you can do to prevent it.
  • Weaning 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05)
    There is no RIGHT time to wean your baby from the breast. Family, friends, health professionals and even strangers might try to give you many reasons to stop nursing your baby, but the decision should depend on what you ...
  • Tongue Tie 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-04)
    Tongue tie, or ankyloglossia is a condition that is present at birth in some infants. The frenulum is the tissue that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth. If the frenulum is too short, too tight, or the attachment ...
  • Feed your future 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05)
    This sheet printed in both English and Spanish gives the WIC income eligibility requirements.
  • Engorgement 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05)
    The first milk that your body starts making in late pregnancy is called "colostrum." When your baby is 1-5 days old (normally, about 3½ days old), your milk supply will increase. This is when your milk "comes in." As your ...
  • Vendor handbook 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-03)
    This manual explains the WIC Program vendor responsibilities. Topics covered are: competitive pricing and peer groups, definitions for WIC vendors, DHEC regional map, vendor price surveys, how to become a South Carolina ...
  • New Income Policy Effective April 1, 2017 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-04)
    This describes in English and Spanish how to access WIC services. You must bring proof of income for all household members and you must bring pay stubs for each time you were paid in the last 30 days.
  • Saque tiempo para jugar 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-04)
    This booklet printed in Spanish gives parents, caregivers, child care workers, and early childhood specialists ideas for many physical play activities. Each activity is planned to promote a child’s joy for movement. Each ...
  • Snacks for super kids 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05)
    This brochure gives tips and recipes for children's snacks.

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