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Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Feeding My Baby

WIC is a nutrition program that helps families eat well and stay healthy. WIC provides you and your family with personalized nutrition tips and breastfeeding support. Families grow healthy with California WIC!

Understanding my baby’s cues

Having a baby is a very exciting time! Whether you choose to breastfeed or formula feed your baby, WIC can help you learn more about your baby’s behavior and how to understand your baby’s needs. WIC can help you learn about why babies sleep differently than adults , how your baby communicates with you, and how to calm your crying baby.

  • Getting to Know Your Baby (PDF) Coming Soon





WIC encourages breastfeeding and provides the support you need to get breastfeeding off to a good start. Check with your local WIC site as to what type of support they can provide you and your baby. Breastmilk is all your baby needs for the first six months of life.

  • A Guide to Breastfeeding (PDF) Coming Soon
  • Formula Compared to Breastmilk (PDF) Coming Soon
  • Formula Compared to Breastmilk Poster (PDF) Coming Soon


Formula Feeding

WIC can help you learn how to safely prepare formula and how to let you baby set the pace to prevent over feeding.


Starting Solid Foods

Is my baby ready for solid foods? Learn more here:

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