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NM WIC Food Packages

New Mexico WIC Offers a Variety of Foods to Help with Healthy Meals

New Mexico WIC provides foods high in nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, and protein that are important for mothers and young children. WIC’s goal is to ensure the health of participants and families by providing a variety of healthy foods and supporting nursing.

NM WIC Food Packages

NM WIC offers monthly food packages to families for buying healthy foods. The foods in each package are personalized for the needs of women, infants and children to help them get the nutrients they need. Each food package includes foods from this list. The WIC clinic provides families with a Shopping List that shows what amounts of each food they can buy (not all foods are available in every food package).

Baby Foods

  • Baby cereal
  • Baby food fruits and vegetables
  • Optional fresh fruits and vegetables for infants over 9 months
  • Baby food meats for fully breastfeeding babies
  • Formula*

*Breastmilk is one of the most important gifts a mom can give her baby. If families do need formula to feed their babies, NM WIC is here help.

Cereal

  • Iron-fortified and low in sugar
  • Many are whole grain and high in fiber
  • Gluten-free choices

Dairy/Non-Dairy

  • Fat-free and low-fat (1%) milk for women and children 2 to 5 years
  • Whole milk for children 12 to 24 months
  • Soymilk
  • Lactose-free milk
  • Goat milk (with medical prescription)
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Tofu

Fruits and Vegetables/Juice:

  • Fresh, frozen, or canned fruits and vegetables
  • 100% juice

Protein Foods

  • Eggs
  • Dry beans, split peas, or lentils
  • Canned beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned fish for fully breastfeeding mothers

Whole Grains

  • Bread (whole-wheat)
  • Tortillas (corn or whole-wheat)
  • Brown rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Whole-wheat pasta