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WIC Buddy Program

The Nevada WIC Buddy Program closed on August 20, 2021. The program sought to pair WIC moms with other WIC moms to support one another on their breastfeeding journey. Whether you are pregnant and just thinking about breastfeeding, or are currently breastfeeding a new or older baby, the WIC Buddy Program is here for you. The Nevada WIC Buddy Program was a web-based, two-way texting platform which was available to current Nevada WIC participants. See below for more information. For breastfeeding support, please reach out to your local WIC clinic or healthcare provider. Thank you.

CLOSED- Nevada WIC Buddy Program

The Nevada WIC Buddy Program closed August 20, 2021. Thank you for your interest. Please reach out to your local WIC clinic or healthcare provider if you need breastfeeding support.

What is the Buddy Program?

The Buddy Program sought to pair WIC moms with other WIC moms who were at a similar place on their breastfeeding journey to provide each other with support. The WIC Buddy Program closed on August 20, 2021.  If you are faced with a lactation issue, please reach out to your local WIC clinic or healthcare provider  or call us at Nevada WIC (1-800-863-8942).

How will I be matched with a Buddy?

The NV WIC Buddy Program matched moms with other moms who spoke the same language. Pregnant moms were matched with pregnant moms, and breastfeeding moms were matched with  breastfeeding moms.  The program closed August 20, 2021. If you have lactation questions, please reach out to your WIC clinic or healthcare provider, or call us at Nevada WIC (1-800-863-8942).

Which WIC agencies participated in the WIC Buddy Program?

The following WIC agencies are participated in this pilot:

How can I sign up?

The WIC Buddy Program closed on August 20, 2021 and is not longer accepting new enrollees to participant.

Have questions or concerns?

If you have questions or concerns about the Buddy Program, you can reach out to your WIC clinic, call us at Nevada WIC (1-800-863-8942) or reach out through our webpage using Contact Us.