495 1/2 Old Turnpike Road
Sutton, WV - 26601
Braxton County WIC Activities.
WIC Helps YOU Help Your FAMILY by:
providing health screenings and nutritional counseling to help you, your baby and your children stay healthy,
food packages to help you purchase healthy nutritious food,
and free lactation services to help you with your breastfed baby.
To be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), a person must meet three criteria. The criteria are:
Women who are breastfeeding an infant (under one year of age)
Postpartum women to the sixth month after delivery
Children from birth to five years of age
Income eligibility requires that a household have gross income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.
3. Nutrition Risk
Nutrition risk is any medical or health problem which can be corrected or lessened by proper amounts and types of food intake. Examples of nutrition risk are:
Low iron levels
Insufficient growth, i.e. low weight for age, low weight for height
Inadequate dietary intake (types or amounts of food)