WIC has temporarily expanded formula options

Published 1:17 pm Thursday, July 14, 2022

Effective immediately, WIC is temporarily expanding its formula options for participants.

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Women, Infants and Children’s Nutrition Program has made the expansion in response to the ongoing nationwide formula shortage.

Expanded offerings include substitutes for Enfamil Infant, Enfamil Gentlease, Enfamil Prosobee and Enfamil AR.

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WIC participants who are unable to find their regular formula should contact their local WIC clinic to have options added to their eWIC cards. Different container sizes of like formulas may be mixed and matched.

Visit HealthyMS.com/WIC or contact their local WIC clinic for further details.

Additional options for MSDH WIC:

  • Enfamil Infant — Similac Advance; Similac Advance Non-GMO; Similac Pro Advance; Similac 360 Total Care; Gerber Good Start Gentle (also Pro and Supreme); Comforts Infant; Comforts Advantage (also Premium); Parent’s Choice Infant
  • Enfamil Gentlease — Similac Total Comfort (also Pro); Gerber Good Start SoothePro; Comforts Gentle; Parent’s Choice Gentle; Parent’s Choice Complete Comfort (also Premium)
  • Enfamil Prosobee — Gerber Good Start Gentle Soy; Comforts Soy; Similac Soy Isomil; Parent’s Choice Soy
  • Enfamil AR — Similac for Spit-Up; Parent’s Choice Added Rice Starch