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Feed Your Baby: Formula Shortage Newsletter 2

June 30, 2022
I know the past few weeks have been challenging ones to be parents and caretakers. In these difficult times we really appreciate you continuing to be engaged, advocating for what our families need, and sharing your stories. Speaking of stories, we want to know if you are still having trouble...
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TELL CONGRESS: Take action to end the baby formula shortage!

June 15, 2022
The infant formula shortage has been going on for months now and we just learned that most states are experiencing a 74% out-of-stock rate, with 10 states seeing even higher rates near 90%.
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Formula Shortage Roundtable with HHS Assistant Secretary

June 14, 2022
Recently, Elyssa Schmier VP of Government Relations for MomsRising hosted a roundtable with HHS Assistant Secretary of Health Admiral Rachel Levine to share baby formula shortage stories from families, dispel myths and misinformation, and educate families on guidance for how to safely feed your baby.
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Formula Shortage Newsletter 1: Feed Your Baby

June 3, 2022
Here is the first Feed Your Baby: #FormulaShortage newsletter. We know this is a very stressful time for so many parents trying to find infant formula for their babies - and we are here for you as part of your support team. Check out the below update and resources you can use!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022
We started the week energized by the hundreds of powerful stories you shared with us during the first ever MOMibuster! Thank you!! During the MOMibuster more than 98,000 views happened! Thank you also for tuning in! We hope you were able to sit back and be inspired by how each of our care stories...
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¡Únete a MAMIbuster!

April 25, 2022
Se acerca el Día de la Madre, y después de más de dos años de estrés pandémico, vamos a celebrar nuestro día a lo GRANDE con un MAMIbuster! ¿Qué es MAMIbuster? ---> Durante ocho horas en el fin de semana del Día de la Madre, cientos de mamás, papás, padres, líderes y cuidadores de todo el país...
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Families Nationwide Are Having Trouble Finding Baby Formula

April 12, 2022
My son is 7 months old and drinks a combination of breastmilk and formula. A few weeks ago, I went to buy more formula. After striking out at two stores, I stood in the aisle of BJs and started to panic. The shelves were completely empty of all Similac formula, including Similac Pro-Sensitive,...
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¿Necesitas ayuda para obtener alimentos para tu familia?

February 26, 2022
Durante los últimos 6 meses, MomsRising/MamásconPoder ha llevado a cabo un programa de becas de defensa contra el hambre centrado en aumentar el acceso a SNAP y WIC para inmigrantes. Nuestro programa de becas de defensa contra el hambre capacitó a ocho fellows, todos los cuales han vivido...
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What's in Build Back Better (BBB) for Families? MomsRising Staff Explains

December 17, 2021
Every provision of the Build Back Better agenda is supported by at least two in three Americans. This is why it's important to spread the word far and wide about what is in this proposed legislation and what it would mean for families.
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Estimado Congreso: ¿Necesitas más razones para construir una infraestructura de atención AHORA? Lee esto.

November 18, 2021
En nuestro Libro de Historias de la Economía del Cuidado 2021 , hemos capturado historias poderosas y conmovedoras de familias de todo el país que ilustran cómo nuestra Infraestructura de cuidado inadecuada perjudica a las familias, las empresas y nuestra economía. La construcción de una...
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