Visit our Emergency/Disaster Page for COVID-Specific Information

Baby Formula Shortage Tips
  • Never dilute formula.
  • Avoid homemade formula.
  • Contact your health care provider about alternate formula options or before using cow’s milk.
  • Use of substitute formulas is OK most of the time.
  • Talk to your pediatrician.
Learn more on the USDA website

Preparing for Disaster   
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
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Finding Quality Child Care
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Developmental Milestones
Your child’s early development is a journey. Learn about developmental milestones and know what to look for along the way. For parents of children from birth to 4 years.
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Developmental Screenings - Early Intervention Services
Children develop at different paces, but there are developmental milestones that children should reach by certain times during the first three years of their lives. When children fail to reach these milestones, parents and other caregivers should consider contacting Early Intervention for an evaluation. The New Jersey Early Intervention System (NJEIS), under the Division of Family Health Services, provides information and services for infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with developmental delays or disabilities, and their families. For more information, visit their website Opens in new window.

Families of children 3 years old and older can receive referrals for assistance from Project Child Find. Call 1-800-322-8174 for more information. Services for older children are typically provided through the local school district.

FDA Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts
You can visit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website for a list of safety alerts and market withdrawals including recalls for the past three years. Food, drugs, dietary supplements, biologics, medical devices, tobacco products and cosmetics are listed. The list below provides information gathered from press releases and other public notices about certain recalls of FDA-regulated products. Not all recalls have press releases or are posted on this page. See Additional information about recalls for a more complete listing.

Information on additional support services and community resources is available on our Resources Page .