Clients receive encouragement and instruction in breastfeeding. In many cases, breastfeeding women are provided breast pumps free of charge. WIC helps clients learn why breastfeeding is the best start for their babies, how to breastfeed while still working, Dad’s role in supporting breastfeeding, tips for teens who breastfeed, how to pump and store breastmilk, and much more.
WIC is a milk depot for The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. The Mother’s Milk Bank of North Texas provides premature and critically ill infants with donor human milk when their mother’s own milk is not available. The Mother’s Milk Bank of North Texas accepts donated human milk from fully screened, healthy, breastfeeding mothers. The milk is pasteurized, tested and frozen until prescribed. Recipients are most commonly hospitalized critically ill and premature infants. If you are a Breastfeeding mother and interested in donating breast milk, call The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas at 1-866-810-0071. Donated breast milk can be dropped off at the local WIC clinic at 1700 3Rd Street Wichita Falls, TX 76301. WIC accepts breast milk donations Monday-Friday 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.