WIC is a public health program designed to influence lifetime nutrition and healthy behaviors among WIC clients. The Kansas WIC Program provides nutrition education and support to families at critical periods:
During pregnancy, support for both mother and her growing infant.
After delivery, help new mothers and infants stay healthy during the first year.
Successful breastfeeding, encourage mothers to exclusively breastfeed providing support to assure both mom and baby's success.
Children ages 1 to 5, support parents in their decisions that impact their child's life-long eating habits and healthy behaviors.