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    INFORMATION FOR PREGNANT

    WOMEN, PARENTS, AND CAREGIVERS


    Whether you’re a pregnant woman, a parent, or any other guardian of a young child, Maryland WIC is here to help your little one grow up healthy and strong. We provide healthy supplemental foods, referrals to other programs, and support for pregnant women, new mothers, and children under age five.

    Over half of the infants born in the United States are on WIC. Click below for information on how to join our team.

    Click below for more information and resources.

    Apply: Find out everything you need to apply including income requirements, documentation, and who to call
    Find Out If You Qualify And Apply



    How to shop: Learn how to use your benefits at the store, how to select foods, and how to use the MD WIC smartphone app
    All About WIC And How To Shop ​



    Nutrition: Learn nutrition tips for your family and find healthy recipes using your WIC benefits
    Nutrition Information

    Breastfeeding: Learn about all the services and resources we provide for your breastfeeding journey
    Breastfeeding Information and Support



    Latest Updates

    INCREASED FRUIT AND VEGETABLE BENEFIT

    Until September 30, 2023​, women and children ages 1-5 who are on WIC will receive increased fruits and vegetables. 


    ​USING YOUR WIC BENEFITS AT T​​HE FARMERS' MARKET​​

    ​​It is now easier to use your WIC fruit and vegetable benefit at the farmers’ market! Use the Bnft mobile app or go to mybnft.com to sign up. Here, you can generate a barcode that you can use for 30 days. This barcode accesses your WIC benefits so you can use them at the farmers’ market. Keep printed barcodes in a safe place! ​

    ​Here is a step-by-step guide to signing up​. Or watch this instructional video​. And click here​ to see a list of all participating farmers in Maryland.

    NEW AUTHORIZED FOODS LIST​

    Starting October 1, 2021, the Maryland WIC Program has a new Authorized Foods List. Click Here to see the new foods list​.


    HAVE A QUESTION? CONTACT US BY EMAIL
    For General Information: MDH.WIC@Maryland.gov
    For Breastfeeding Support: MDH.WICBreastfeeding@Maryland.gov
    To download the Maryland WIC app: iOS, android

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