‘It’s pure panic’: Parents of Florida twins drove over 4 hours to find formula

When Erik and Kelly Schmidt, both 35, walked into a Central Florida Target store this week to buy their usual Up & Up Gentle baby formula for their five-month-old twins, they found a empty shelf. The couple then embarked on a half-day journey in search of a formula, any formula, and their quest didn’t stop … Read more

FDA, Biden ‘dropped the ball’ on infant formula crisis, experts say

The FDA “dropped the ball” on the nation’s infant formula crisis – closing a crucial factory on top of product recalls and not warning parents of the ramifications, experts told the Post on Friday.Desperate moms and dads have been scouring stores across the country for formula milk since mega-maker Abbott issued a safety recall in … Read more

Formula shortage has anxious parents stalking shelves nationwide

Jessica Ibarra stood in a Target store, staring at bare shelves that should have been filled with formula. It was Tuesday, six days after giving birth to her daughter, and neither she nor her husband had had any luck finding formula on trips to several grocery stores near their home in Arlington, Texas. Another mother, … Read more

The CDC issues an alert to parents about the outbreak of hepatitis in children. Here’s what you need to know

Parents are being asked to watch for symptoms of hepatitis in their children as an unexplained outbreak of cases in children continues across the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a health alert on Tuesday aimed at educating parents about the symptoms. “Hearing about severe liver disease in children can … Read more

What parents need to know about the rise in cases of unexplained hepatitis in children

The increase in these serious and mysterious cases has led the CDC to issue a health advisory to clinicians so health care providers can be on the lookout and report cases accordingly. What should parents know about cases of hepatitis in children? How worried should they be and what symptoms should they watch out for? … Read more