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Dealing with formula shortages


Learn how to keep infants safe during formula shortages


Some steps you can take to ensure the safety of your infant’s formula include:

Please note: Only medical professionals are qualified to provide advice on acceptable alternatives to formulas that may currently be difficult to find. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips for parents and caregivers who are struggling to find baby formula during the shortage. Please talk with your pediatrician about safe and appropriate feeding alternatives for your child if needed.

Cindy Long, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service


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