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W.I.C. — What Does It All Mean?

by Angela Wayne

What do those letters stand for and what is it? W.I.C. is the acronym for Women, Infants and Children. W.I.C. is a supplemental nutrition program that helps prevent health problems and improve the health status of participants through good nutrition. The WIC program supplements the diets of qualified participants with nutritious food items by issuing a food “prescription.”

WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding, and post partum mothers, infants,

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