Health Partners

WIC's health and nutrition program has a long-standing record of improving health outcomes of women, infants and children who are at risk for nutrition-related illness. 

Health Partners

Working together to improve health outcomes

This section of our website provides resources to our health partners in the medical profession to help improve the lives of women and children. Here you’ll find information on classes, breastfeeding services, nutrition and referrals.

WIC’s health and nutrition program has a long-standing record of improving health outcomes of women, infants and children who are at risk for nutrition-related illness. 

Studies show pregnant women who participate in WIC have fewer premature births, fewer low birth weight babies, experience fewer fetal and infant deaths, seek prenatal care earlier in pregnancy, and consume more key nutrients like iron, protein, calcium, and Vitamins A and C. It has been estimated that for ​each dollar spent on WIC for prenatal education, $3.50 is saved in Medicaid and disability payments and in medical-care costs paid by private health-care providers. 

Check out our section on Partner Resources for more information on how to access these and other benefits available to you through Texas WIC.

WIC Provides Your Patients:

Personalized nutrition education and services.
Breastfeeding support, education and assessment.
Nutrient dense, prescribed food packages.
Screenings and referrals for health care and social services.

WIC Offers Partners:

Breastfeeding and other health care training.
Nationally recognized patient education materials.
Partnership and collaboration with local agency clinic staff.

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Contact Us

For more information about the WIC program call 800-942-3678 or email WICGeneral@hhsc.state.tx.us.