WIC: Women, Infants, and Children Program

Formula shortage


Wisconsin WIC temporarily offers other types of formula, or substitutions, for the formula listed on your WIC benefits due to continued nationwide formula supply concerns. Click on the link below if you cannot find Similac formula. 


Formula shortage resources for your family:

•    Breastfeeding Support During an Infant Formula Recall
•    FDA Advises Parents and Caregivers to Not Make or Feed Homemade Infant Formula to Infants
•    Information for Families During the Formula Shortage (HHS)


You want to keep your family healthy and strong. WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants, and Children Program) is here to help. Learn more about this nutrition program.

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WIC helps with overall health in Wisconsin:

  • It lowers the number of babies born too early.
  • It lowers the number of babies born with low weight.
  • It lowers medical costs over time.

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Last Revised: December 8, 2022