What kind of formula does WIC provide in Virginia?
Dear Health Care Professional: The Virginia Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program provides Abbott formulas, Similac Advance EarlyShield and Similac Isomil Advance, for healthy infants from birth through twelve months of age whose mothers choose not to breastfeed or who partially breastfeed.
Can you buy formula with WIC?
WIC recognizes and promotes breastfeeding as the optimal source of nutrition for infants. For women who do not fully breastfeed, WIC provides iron-fortified infant formula. Special infant formulas and medical foods may be provided when prescribed by a physician for a specified medical condition.
Does WIC cover Enfamil in VA?
Due to this contract, Virginia WIC is unable to provide standard infant formulas which are made by other manufacturers (ex. Mead Johnson (Enfamil), Nestle (Gerber Good Start), or generic/store brands).
Can you use WIC on Amazon for formula?
Amazon does not accept the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program as a form of payment for any grocery items in 2022. WIC, which is run according to individual state guidelines, cannot be used online in general and is only eligible in stores. However, Amazon does offer a special discount on Prime to WIC users.
Is there an app for WIC in Virginia?
The WIC Shopper mobile app, available for both Android and Apple products, is a tool developed to help you verify the eligibility of food items while shopping. You can also check your benefit balance, find grocery stores, or search recipes using WIC foods. Find this icon in your app store or visit www.EBTShopper.com.
Can babies have different formulas?
1 Switching between formula brands is not a problem, even though many parents wonder if doing so may cause fussiness or stool changes in their baby. In fact, you can even mix different brands of the same type of formula together if you feel that your baby responds better to a mixture of one brand with another.