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Baby Formula

Baby Formula Shortage – Resources
To find baby formula, the U.S. Department of Human Health & Services recommends reaching to the following resources:
Manufacturer Hotlines
Gerber’s MyGerber Baby Expert: Visit and reach a certified nutrition or lactation consultant by phone, text, Facebook Messenger, web chat, or video call, who can help you identify a similar formula that may be more readily available
Abbott’s Consumer Hotline: call 1-800-986-8540
Abbott’s urgent product request line: ask your OBGYN or your infant’s pediatrician to submit an urgent product request by downloading and completing the form at
Reckitt’s Customer Service line: call 1-800 BABY-123 (222-9123)
Community Resources
Feeding America: Call 718-991-4300 to ask whether they have infant formula and other supplies in stock.
Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA): certain HMBANA-accredited milk banks are distributing donated breast milk to mothers in need; please note that some may require a prescription from a medical professional. Find an HMBANA-accredited milk bank exit disclaimer icon.
WIC-Eligible Families
Contact your local WIC office to identify or obtain additional sources of infant formula nearby. Find WIC approved vendors at
Updated on May 17, 2022

Free Baby Formula

Benjamin_logoBenjamin’s Pharmacy & Surgical |
989 Allerton Ave, The Bronx, NY 10469

(718) 405-9111 (Hablan Español/Staff also speaks Spanish)

FORMULA IS AVAILABLE: The pharmacy has the majority of brands available except for Neosure. Please call to place your order!

Call 718-405-9111 and ask for free baby formula. WIC members can have baby formula delivered FREE (prescription or non-prescription formulas) to all New York City boroughs. For special baby formula, please provide the name of the prescribed formula to the staff and they will verify with you if covered by WIC.
For WIC exempt formulas, your pediatrician will need to provide medical documentation to your WIC office. Your social worker may assist with this request.
See regular and special baby formulas covered by WIC at

Llama al 718-405-9111 de la farmacia Benjamin ubicada en el Sur del Bronx para domicilios gratuitos de leche de fórmula cubierta por WIC. La farmacia hace domicilios en todos los condados de la ciudad de Nueva York.
Para leche de formula prescrita por el doctor, llama a la farmacia y describe el nombre de la leche. El trabajador de la farmacia verificará si la formula es cubierta por WIC.
Recuerda que para fórmulas médicas especiales, tu pediatra deberá proporcionar justificación médica a tu oficina de WIC. Una vez completada y aprobada la solicitud, podrás obtener la leche de prescripción con WIC. Un trabajador social podrá ayudarte y sigue el caso con tu oficina WIC.
Revisa las fórmulas para bebés regulares y especiales cubiertas por el beneficio de WIC en


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