I have a colleague who's a recently retired IBCLC (International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants). When she was practicing, each time she would test for her certification, she would always get the highest scores in the country. She's extremely knowledgeable and very experienced. I am blessed to know and work with many extremely experienced and knowledgeable lactation consultants.
She wrote a piece yesterday about the formula shortage and what moms can do. She's given me permission to share it with you. Here's what she wrote: (Please note that I have also reached out to some of my other equally qualified and experienced IBCLC's for their input, information and advice that they may have. I will add these below when I hear back from them, in different colors to make new information easy to see. Please check back for any new information. Anyway, here's the first one for you: