Information on Baby Formula Shortage
Our Similac representative has provided us with the following information for parents dealing with the formula shortage. The following information applies to Similac only (as far as we are aware). Also, we are just passing along information. We know this is a stressful situation for many parents.
- Amazon receives daily shipments of infant formula, check the website often for availability. Subscriptions can be set up for formula. Formula availability updates at midnight daily.
- Walmart receives daily shipments of formula in-store and online. Shopping early may be helpful to find specific formulas at these locations. Check the website often for availability.
- Target receives daily shipments of formula in-store and online. The stores typically stock their shelves overnight. Shopping when the store opens is key. Check the website often for availability.
- Grocery stores receive formula shipments a few times a week. Parents should ask at their local grocery stores what day they receive shipments and shop early on those days.
- Wholesale stores like BJ’s, Sam’s and Costco sell infant formula in bulk sizes and have had some formula inventory available.
- The Instacart app can be helpful to find formula and even set up a local delivery if needed.