Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Program
The Women, Infants & Children Program provides supplemental foods and nutrition education to pregnant, postpartum, and nursing women and their children.
The Burlington County WIC program provides nutritional counseling and supplemental foods to pregnant, postpartum, and nursing women and their children through age 5. A lactation consultant is available for breast feeding support and information. Children are monitored to ensure proper growth and development. Eligibility is based on income and nutritional need. WIC clinics are located at multiple sites within the county. Services are by appointment only.
For more information or to schedule an appointment call (609) 267-4304 or (609) 267-4305 between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday.
- Pregnant women participating in WIC experience dramatically lower rates of infant mortality, low birth weight and pre-term births
- Children who participate in WIC were better immunized than children who did not participate in WIC
- Women who participate in WIC have improved pregnancy outcomes, resulting in healthier babies and reduced newborn medical costs
- Children and infants who participate in WIC have a lower rate of anemia
- Children who participate in WIC have better diets, particularly when it comes to vitamins and nutrients including iron, vitamin C, thiamin, protein, niacin, and vitamin B6
- Four and five year-olds who participate in WIC in early childhood have better vocabularies and digit memory scores than comparable children who do not participate in WIC
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