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The goal of Virginia WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is to improve the health of pregnant women, infants and children (under 5 years) through better nutrition and access to health care. The Program provides nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, supplemental nutritious foods, counseling at WIC clinics, and screening and referrals to other health, welfare, and social services. To be eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must meet categorical, residential, income, and nutrition risk requirements.

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WIC participants are provided WIC benefits each month, and use their eWIC cards at authorized stores and commissary locations to purchase eligible WIC items. The Virginia WIC Program is committed to ensuring that WIC participants have reasonable access to authorized store locations.

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Loving Support

In 2004, Virginia WIC implemented the Loving Support Through Peer Counseling, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program. Loving Support aims to enhance the continuity of WIC’s breastfeeding promotion efforts by offering mother-to-mother breastfeeding support.

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Virginia WIC

This fruit infused water is beautiful, healthy, and it looks delicious! What a great idea! How do you get your kids to drink more water? 💧💧💧It's World Water Day and Nefertiti made each of her parents fruit infused water for the tip for the day. Thank you Nefertiti Brown, CACFP Participant, for sharing this great idea with us and your families! What a great way to end our CACFP week! #VACACFP and VDH LiveWell ...

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Virginia WIC

What a great challenge! ChildSavers has asked everyone to post their favorite healthy snack in honor of National CACFP Week. What is your favorite??

Learn about National CACFP Week here: www.vdh.virginia.gov/child-and-adult-care-food-program/
National CACFP Sponsors AssociationHelp us demonstrate healthy choices today. We challenge each person to gratheir favorite healthy snack this afternoon and share a picture! #CACFPweek #VACACFP and VDH LiveWell
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