United States. – Various US media have reported that the shortage of baby formula has worried parents across the United States, as the product has been down 40% since April.
Such is the case of Alana Cottrell, a mother of two and breast cancer survivor who thought she would never have to worry about where she would buy her baby food, herself today in “Fox” in the media on the subject. worried about the lack of attention. & Friend”.
“After going through cancer, after going through treatment, we had all kinds of worries and anxieties, but I never thought we’d know if we could feed our baby, or that we’d have to stress That’s where we’ll feed. Get a food source for our son,” Cottrill told co-host Ainsley Earhart.
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“I think word is not really getting out there that there is a lack of formula one,” said Cottrell. “So really, that’s my question. Why doesn’t this topic get more attention?”
On the other hand, experts caution that according to Fox News, parents should not make their own infant formula when searching for specific brands.
“There are parents who are Googling how to make homemade formula and looking for animal milk and goat milk and all these things, and it’s really unsafe,” she continued. “And I think we’re on the verge of a public health crisis if we don’t fix it.”
Another 11-month-old mom, Christine Neshiwat, sounded the alarm on “Fox and Friends First,” warning that the deficiency only gets worse over time.
“It’s been a nightmare,” Neshivat told co-host Todd Pirro. “It seems to be getting worse every day. This has been going on for months and I don’t know when to expect a change.”
“I don’t know why this isn’t our government’s top priority, and it’s stressful,” he continued.
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Supply chain issues have exacerbated infant formula supply shortages, but the situation worsened in recent months when Abbott Laboratories announced a recall of Similac.