On the heels of Roe being overturned, a formula shortage and the failure to pass the PUMP Act, the recommendation to breastfeed for “two years or beyond” was ill timed.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging doctors to have “nonjudgmental conversations” with families about their feeding choices.
Musk will attend a virtual all-hands meeting as his $44 billion acquisition of the company moves ahead, despite his hand-wringing about bots.
Many newborns who spend time in the NICU rely on specialized formula to thrive. But their parents can’t find it anywhere.
New York mothers with an excess supply of breast milk are donating to milk banks, as well as through informal channels, to help parents struggling to feed their babies amid the crisis.
No one wants to hear politicians bicker about inflation’s cause. They want to hear about how we can fix it.
The White House is facing new questions about whether it acted quickly enough after the leading baby formula plant shut down in February.
The recent shutdown of one of the largest production plants in the United States has sent families scrambling to find essential food for their children.
The formula shortage came on the heels of this seemingly endless wait.
Agency inspectors found a leaking roof, standing water and cracked production equipment before a facility shutdown that led to major shortages.
The government has ordered more safeguards at an Abbott Nutrition plant. But the lack of reporting requirements and limited testing make it hard to monitor the deadly bacterium that led to a recall.
A shipment that arrived on Sunday was the first of two intended to address shortages in the United States. Another shipment is set to arrive this week, the White House said.
With just a handful of companies making U.S. infant formula, a shutdown of Abbott’s plant had outsized impact on the supply.
More families are informally swapping milk during the baby formula shortage. But experts warn there are risks.
A day after invoking the Defense Production Act to help alleviate a nationwide shortage, administration officials had few answers for how the law would lead to more supply.
The president invoked the Defense Production Act to boost supply and directed federal agencies to use Defense Department planes to speed shipments of formula from overseas.
The formula shortage is temporary. Changes to WIC should be permanent.
It’s an invention that has saved babies’ lives and given mothers their own lives back. Why are women being shamed for using it?
The money is intended to help the Food and Drug Administration increase its staff and prepare for future shortages of infant formula.
Why is the wealthiest country in the world struggling to provide basic nutrition to so many children?
The company said if the agency approved reopening the plant, production could resume and store shelves would be restocked within several weeks.
The current crisis has exacerbated an already emotionally charged health care issue in the U.S.
The slaughter in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo is in line with a series of racist massacres that show no signs of abating.
A lawsuit settlement requires the federal government to provide water and food, including formula, to detained migrant children.
The shortage highlights four larger problems with the U.S. economy.
Food-insecure families already know how this feels.
Where to look for baby formula, how much to keep on hand when you find it, and how to ride out the crisis.
Senior officials announced minor steps the administration would take to try to increase the supply of formula, even as they conceded that Americans might not see quick relief.
Amid a nationwide formula shortage, some parents are D.I.Y.-ing recipes. But pediatricians strongly advise against it.
Some parents are driving hours at a time in search of supplies. Others are watering down formula or rationing it, hoping for an end to the shortage.
After Abbott Nutrition issued voluntary recalls of its popular baby formulas, retailers have limited purchases, leaving desperate parents searching for solutions.
Abbott Nutrition issued voluntary recalls of their popular Similac, Alimentum and EleCare formulas after four infants were hospitalized with bacterial infections.
Parents are worried, but experts say you can still keep your baby fed and nourished.
Testing found high levels of arsenic, lead and cadmium in some ingredients, congressional investigators said.
Herbal formulas are also a potion for national cohesion.
For decades, parents have viewed their child’s spot on the growth chart as if it were a grade on a test. But how useful are these diagrams, really, in communicating the state of your child’s health?
My daughter’s health needs changed the way I think about food, control and pleasure.
Panic buying has left stores and diaper banks empty of baby essentials as shutdowns and quarantines expand across the country.