Formula Shortage Resources

There is a nationwide shortage of many formula products making it difficult for any family who needs to use formula for their children’s daily nutrition. While there is help on the way, this crisis is still especially impacting families of children with pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) who cannot easily switch brands.

Feeding Matters is encouraging families to talk to their healthcare professionals and work in partnership with them to source formula. We are also sharing the following resources and will continue to update this page as more information becomes available. If you have resources to share with other families, please email programs@feedingmatters.org.

Resources

Speak with your child’s doctor
Call your child’s pediatrician first to see if they have any resources or samples available.

 

HealthyChildren.org
Take a look at these helpful answers to common questions about formula substitutions.

 

Kids Eat in Color
This Instagram post has some helpful tips if you are unable to find formula.

 

Shop online
If you can afford it, you can purchase formula online. Be sure to only purchase from reputable websites.

 

Contact the manufacturer directly
We have included contact information for common manufacturers  below.

 

Formula Mom
Follow the Formula Mom on Instagram, including this post for resources on the current shortage. The Formula Mom website also has a Formula Finder tool.

 

Feeding Matters Family Support
Learn more about how Feeding Matters can help you with your child’s pediatric feeding disorder journey.

 

 

Formula Manufacturers

Use the following links to view contact information for the world’s top formula manufacturers.

 

Enfamil

Gerber (Nestle)

Danone

Reckitt

Abbott Nutrition

FrieslandCampina

Bellamy’s Organic

Kraft Heinz

HiPP

Perrigo

Arla Foods