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Finding baby formula during the current shortage

You may know about the shortage of baby formula in local stores, caused partly by Abbott Nutrition’s recall of certain kinds of formula. Production is starting again soon, but it may be a few more weeks before things get back to normal.

Are you having trouble finding formula for your baby? Here are some resources that may help:

  • Check your formula’s lot code to see if it is part of the recall.
  • Call your doctor to see if they have any samples of formula. They may also be able to suggest a different kind of formula that is similar to your infant’s usual formula.
  • Do not water down formula, try to make formula at home, or use toddler formula to feed infants. Don’t throw away formula unless it is expired or is part of the recall.
  • There are several local resources that can help you find infant formula and baby food: