Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear issued an executive order on June 9th over the national baby formula shortage.
Parents all over have been searching frantically to find formulas for their babies. It all started back in February when there was a widespread recall of the Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare formula. Since that recall, a formula shortage has occurred as the demand for the remainder of the brands has increased.
State of Ememergcy in Kentucky Due To Baby Formula Shortage
Governor Andy Beshear issued a State of Emergency on June 9th due to the baby formula shortage we are facing. This executive order activate's Kentucky's price-gouging laws to "protect families seeking to purchase formula from the predatory pricing that can occur when supplies are limited due to high demand," according to Kentucky.gov.
“By implementing our price gouging laws, we can make sure that families are not being charged more than they should to obtain a critical supply of formula to feed their baby,” Gov. Beshear said. “I urge families to immediately report any instance of price gouging to the Office of the Attorney General.”
Kentuckians should click here to report baby formula price gouging to the Office of the Attorney General. You can also report baby formula price gouging over the phone by calling 502-696-5485.
According to Kentucky.gov, the state of emergency and price gouging laws can last for at least 30 days. However, local city and county officials can request to extend them if they feel the need.
Newburgh Baby’s Array of Facial Expressions Will Crack You Up!
Whenever I see little Miss Alanah Meier's photos come up in my Facebook newsfeed, I can't help but smile. Her array of facial expressions is quite extensive, to say the least. Her mom Kim told me that post colic phase, she's the happiest baby ever.
I think my favorite part of her expressions are her eyes and eyebrows. She looks at you like, "Seriously, what are you doing?" Work it, girl! At this rate, I wouldn't be surprised if she showed up meme or a baby model sometime soon.
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Being named after a parent, grandparent or even a great-grandparent was an honor. The question is whether these names will ever make a comeback or will they be distinguished after this generation? Here's a list of practically extinct baby names.
Complete Guide to Kids Summer Camps in Southern Indiana
Whether it's sports, the arts, nature, technology, or even law enforcement, there are a variety of summer camps in our part of the Hoosier state where your kids can spend all day completely immersed in whatever their interest is.
*While there are several camps on this list, it is entirely possible I missed a few. If you work, run, or participate in one not listed, please e-mail me the information and I'll gladly add it.