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January 2024

Nutramigen Select Batches Recalled

2024-01-05T14:07:22+00:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: Baby Formula, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Select batches of Nutramigen LGG powdered formula have been recalled by the manufacturer.  The following Nutramigen powdered formula batches are part of the recall. You can find the code for your formula on the bottom of the can:

  • ZL3FHG (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FMH (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FPE (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FQD (12.6 oz cans)
  • ZL3FRW (19.8 oz cans)
  • ZL3FXJ (12.6 oz cans)

The recalled formula has a UPC code of 300871239418 or 300871239456 and a “use by date” of Jan, 1, 2025. Customers with recalled formula should contact the manufacturer, Mead Johnson, at 866-534-9986.

December 2023

Save Time This December

2023-12-01T19:33:58+00:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Get Your WIC Groceries at Grocery Services North stores

December can be a busy time. 

On top of the already stressful kid routine, parents usually have a lot of added stress during a very busy month.

Instead of searching long aisles for WIC-approved foods, let us help you get all your WIC foods in one easy stop. WIC customers can get in-out-out fast, giving parents extra time to do everything else on their to-do lists. 

Bilingual clerks at Grocery Services North will help you get everything you need in one easy, fast stop. Visit today to let us show you how easy WIC grocery shopping can be. 

August 2023

Cooking Up Memories: Getting Young Kids Involved in the Kitchen

2023-08-30T18:59:35+00:00August 21st, 2023|Categories: Child Health, Kid Activities, Meal Planning, Recipes, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The kitchen can be a fun place for kids and parents to spend time together. Parents can help foster a positive relationship between their children and food by letting them help in the kitchen. Kids ages 1 to 5 are curious, eager to learn and want to spend time together. Here’s a guide on how to get your little ones engaged and having fun in the kitchen.

Safety First

Before getting in the kitchen together, prioritize safety. Clear the cooking area of any hazards, like sharp objects or hot surfaces. Use kid-friendly utensils with blunt edges, and make sure to supervise closely during all kitchen activities.

Create a Kid-Friendly Space

Set up a dedicated area within the kitchen where your little chef can comfortably work alongside you. A step stool (depending on age) can make reaching the counter easier or using the kitchen table, allowing them to feel more involved in the cooking process.

Easy Tasks

Let them get involved in washing vegetables, tearing lettuce, or stirring ingredients. Praise their efforts and celebrate their accomplishments to boost their confidence.

Engage the Senses

Cooking is a sensory experience. Encourage your child to touch, smell, and even taste different ingredients. Allow them to explore the textures of flour, the aroma of herbs, and the vibrant colors of fruits and vegetables.

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July 2023

Now Offering Organic Baby Food

2023-07-07T14:37:37+00:00July 7th, 2023|Categories: Baby Food, Grocery Services North, Recipes, Texas WIC, Uncategorized, WIC Food, WIC Grocery Shopping, WIC Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

Mom’s Organic Choice™ Now at Grocery Services North

Every mom wants the healthiest food for their baby. That’s why we are now offering Mom’s Organic Choice baby food- the perfect baby food option for health-conscious moms. 

Grocery Services North now offers a range of delicious fruit, vegetable and combination flavors of Mom’s Organic Choice baby food.Packed in convenient, resealable, BPA-free containers, these organic baby food options are designed with busy moms in mind. 

Grocery Services North stores already has an array of flavors to pick from, including: apple, banana, pear spinach pea, apple banana pear, apple banana strawberry, pear, banana mixed berry, apple blueberry, apple mango, carrot apple pear and sweet potato. 

Mom’s Organic Choice is a woman-owned business that is “proud to offer products that are free from artificial preservatives, colors and flavors and are made with simple, organic ingredients,” according to their website. 

Experience the convenience of having an array of healthy, organic baby food choices to redeem using your WIC benefits. Pick up some of your baby’s favorite flavors today at Grocery Services North. Locate the nearest store by visiting our locations page. 

February 2023

A-B-Cs For First-Time Moms

2023-02-17T13:42:49+00:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Child Health, Meal Planning, Mom Health, Pregnancy, Texas WIC, Uncategorized, WIC Food, WIC Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Being a parent for the first time is both an incredibly exciting and nerve-wracking experience. New moms want to do everything they can to make sure your little bundle of joy stays healthy, happy, and safe. Here are a few A-B-Cs for first-time moms. Read on to learn just a few ABCs necessary for anyone getting ready to be a mommy for the first time!

Acknowledge that you’re scared, but be excited at the same time!

It’s normal to be nervous. Give yourself credit for taking this big step into motherhood. Plus, it never hurts to seek out expert advice from professionals like those at Texas WIC who specialize in infant nutrition and growth monitoring – they’ll help make sure you’re well informed while navigating through these exciting times!

Believe in yourself – you can do this!  Sometimes every new mom just has to know she can do it.  When in doubt, reach out to your doctor or Texas WIC for help. Texas WIC is a great resource for moms. It is a nutrition education program that assists moms until their child turns 5 years old.  If you would like to see if you qualify for Texas WIC, you can apply at TexasWIC.org/apply.

Connect with other moms, either virtually or in person. Every mom needs a support system. This is one great way to get a little extra helpful advice. Social media is also a great place to connect with other moms. Plus, you might make a few new friends at Texas WIC. 

FEW MORE ‘C’s FOR FIRST-TIME MOMS

  • Create a routine and stick to it as much as possible. Looking for more information about creating routines, check out these tips for newborn babies.
  • Cherish every moment – even the tough ones!

EASY WIC GROCERY SHOPPING

To make being a mom even easier, visit a Grocery Services North store for easy WIC grocery shopping. You can get all your WIC foods in one easy stop. Find a store near you here.