Published on July 28, 2022

Navigating the Formula Shortage

Exploring resources and tips to lessen the impact

There are many benefits to breastfeeding for both the baby and the mother. Breastfeeding lowers the risk of obesity, diabetes, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other childhood conditions. For mothers, it lowers the risk of postpartum bleeding/anemia, postpartum depression, breast and ovarian cancers, and other conditions.

The recent baby formula shortage has had a tremendous impact on many families and continues to be a concern for parents.

Learn about resources and helpful tips from Lyndsey Williams, Enloe’s Lactation Program Coordinator, and Amber McPherson, Program Manager of Butte County Women, Infants and Children (WIC).