food recommendations for non-breastfeeding women

Nonbreastfeeding Mothers and Infants

The Postpartum Mom WIC package foods help you and your baby meet today’s nutrition needs as recommended by your health care provider. At six months of age your baby can receive infant food fruits, vegetables, and cereal.

This food package contains foods that:

  • are high in fiber and low in fat
  • provide good variety and a great nutritious balance of vitamins and minerals
  • follow Dietary Guidelines, MyPlate, and infant feeding recommendations

FOR MOM:

  • GRAINS
    • Iron-fortified cereal
  • FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
    • $11.00 for approved fruit and/or vegetables: fresh, frozen or canned
    • Vitamin C-rich juice
  • DAIRY
    • Low-fat (1%) or fat-free (skim) milk
  • PROTEIN
    • Dry or canned beans/peas or peanut butter
    • Eggs

FOR BABY

  • Iron-fortified infant cereal 
  • Baby food fruits and vegetables 
  • Infant formula
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