Formula shortages are affecting Calaveras county and the rest of the country.

Updated: May 18

***Please note that this does not substitute for medical advice. Before any changes are made that can affect your child, discuss those changes with your pediatrician or family physician first.

 

Many families in Calaveras County and the US are facing significant challenges when it comes to finding formula for their babies.


Within the first few days of life, nearly 20% of babies get formula. By three months of age <50% of babies are exclusively breastfeeding in this country.


Black, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian parents are more likely to us