You may have noticed a shortage of baby formula on store shelves. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused supply chain and staffing issues, and a recent recall of baby formula due to contaminated products has added to the problem.
If you are formula feeding your baby, you may worry about how you will continue to keep your little one safe and healthy during this challenging time.
Here are some tips on how to navigate the baby formula shortage:
Consider reading the Nemours KidsHealth article, What Should I Feed My Baby if I Can’t Find Baby Formula in Stores?
There are important reminders in the article about what not to give a baby such as:
Additional articles and resources related to this topic, include:
Baby Formula Shortage — What parents need to know.
Tuesday, May 24 | 6 p.m. | Register here
Our Nemours Children's panel of experts below will discuss the latest available information on the shortage and answer your questions.
James Franciosi, MD | Division Chief, Gastroenterology, NCH, FL
Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD, MPH | Medical Editor and Pediatrician | Nemours Children’s Health
Aimee Molineaux, RD | Clinical Dietitian | NCH, FL
Molly Beitman, RD | Clinical Dietitian | NCH, DE
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