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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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The Missouri WIC program provides supplemental food, health care referrals, nutrition education and breastfeeding promotion and support to eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. Fathers, grandparents, guardians and foster parents may also apply for benefits for the children living in their household.

WIC Resources:

Privacy and Confidentiality

Participant's Rights and Responsibilities

WICShopper App

Moving Information

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must live in Missouri and meet the following guidelines:

Qualified applicants:

  • Pregnant women

  • Women breastfeeding an infant up to the infant’s first birthday

  • Postpartum women up to six (6) months after delivery or end of pregnancy

  • Infants up to their 1st birthday

  • Children until their 5th birthday

Income: Household income may be no more than 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Families that qualify for supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) or temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) automatically qualify. Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will have a nutrition and health assessment during the certification process.

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Nursing Newborn

Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Drop In Center

Breastfeeding moms can drop in during office hours and have babies weighed. Questions and concerns can be addressed by trained staff.

Breast Pumps

Both manual and electric breast pumps are available for WIC participants. The type of pump issued depends on the needs of mom.

Baby Café

Free breastfeeding drop in center. A place to connect with other moms. Ask questions and share ideas, eat a snack and see a lactation consultant. Baby Café is located at:

Bothwell Regional Health Center

Women's Health Care - 1st Floor

601 E 14th St. Sedalia MO 65301

Every Tuesday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Telephone Assistance

Pettis County WIC Breastfeeding Helpline 660-281-7584

Speak to a trained professional after normal WIC hours and weekends. Get breastfeeding support and encouragement, as well as answers to breastfeeding questions. Feel free to call or text!

Contact

660-827-4599
pettiswic@lpha.mo.gov

Address

911 East 16th

Sedalia, Mo 65301

Opening Hours

Mon & Wed: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
​​Tues & Thurs: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
​Friday: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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