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Finding the Formula: Why Parents Are Scrambling To Feed Their Children


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As the nationwide infant formula shortage continues, parents are scrambling to feed their children.
43 percent of formula is sold out nationwide as retailers struggle to keep it on the shelves. That's according to Datasembley, which collects real-time data on retail and grocery services.
There isn't a substitute for formula and that is especially true for children who require specialty formulas.
So where can parents go for help? And what solutions exist to ensure this crisis doesn't happen again?
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