Skip to main content

Can’t Find Baby Formula in Stores? Here Are 5 Places You Can Still Order It Online

4 minute read

By Andrew Silver

If you’ve walked by the formula section in any store recently, you’ve probably seen the empty shelves. Due to numerous factors — several recalls among them — baby formula has been harder and harder for parents to find. Luckily, by doing a quick online search, you can find some retailers who still have baby formula in stock.

If you can’t find baby formula in stores or you need it immediately, here are five places you can still order baby formula online and have it shipped to your door.

Netrun78 / Shutterstock

1. Albertson’s

For formula shoppers who prefer to buy through a trusted retailer, Albertson’s has many options.

One of the most popular in-stock options is Enfamil Nutramigen Infant Formula Milk Powder Hypoallergenic with Enflora. This baby formula is hypoallergenic and nutritionally complete for newborns and babies with food allergies. Plus, it has three times more iron than regular formulas to help support your baby’s growth. The canister contains two 4-oz. cups of powder and retails for $36.19.1

Because it comes from Albertson’s, you can trust that you’re getting a safe, high-quality product. You’ll also enjoy fast shipping at no extra cost when you spend $75 or more on your first order.2

2. Bed Bath & Beyond

Most people associate Bed Bath & Beyond with household items like small appliances, patio furniture, bedding, and bathroom products. So, it may come as a surprise to see Bed Bath & Beyond stock products, especially formula.

While the store has many options, the most notable in-stock option is the Enfamil NeuroPro 20-oz. Powder Infant Formula Tub for $31.99. This baby formula is designed to support your baby’s developing brain. Its proprietary blend of DHA, choline, and taurine helps infants develop visual acuity, verbal skills, and social maturity.3

When it comes to shipping, Bed Bath & Beyond offers plenty of options. First, you can purchase anything online and pick it up in-store for free. If you would prefer not to step into a store, free shipping is offered on orders over $39.

Last but not least, you can sign up for Beyond+, Bed Bath & Beyond’s premium membership. For $29 a year, members receiver free standard shipping, along with 20 percent off your purchases and 50 percent off interior design services. Beyond+ is worth considering if you shop at the store often.4

3. BuyBuyBaby

BuyBuyBaby is your one-stop shop for baby products. The retailer stocks products a wide range of baby products, which means you can find anything from premium infant formula to organic toddler snacks.

One of BuyBuyBaby’s most popular baby product is Earth’s Best Organic 35-oz. Infant Formula with DHA & ARA and Iron. This formula includes high quality protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids that help with a child’s mental and visual development. Better yet, it is easy to digest and costs just $41.99.5

Since the retailer is owned by Bed Bath & Beyond, the same shipping options and Beyond+ benefits apply to any order made on BuyBuyBaby’s site.

4. CTown Supermarket

If you would rather support a local retailer over multi-national corporations, look no further than CTown Supermarket. As each CTown is independently owned and operated, what each store stocks will vary depending on area. So, be sure to check your local CTown online to be sure what they deliver in your area.6

In addition to fresh food, the CTown in New Haven, Connecticut stocks baby formula — and for affordable prices. The supermarket’s best deal is Enfamil Milk-Based Powder with Iron 0-12 Months Infant Formula for $20.49. This 12.5-oz premium quality formula offers everything you’d want from a product designed for infants, including many of the nutrients found in breast milk.7

If you would prefer to stay in the comfort of your own home, CTown Supermarket offers local deliveries on all orders over $60. There is just a small delivery fee that varies on your home’s distance from the store, the driving time, and the time of day. Despite all those variables, the fee usually ranges between $4 and $12.8

5. Gopuff

Gopuff is a direct delivery retailer that prides itself on delivering close to 4,000 products fast and at an affordable price. For as little as $2.95, you are able to get all your daily needs at any time of the day.9 Moreover, you can get unlimited free deliveries on eligible orders if you end up joining Gopuff’s membership program called Gopuff Fam.10

Among the 4,000 products on offer, Gopuff stocks a good number of baby formula. The best formula the retailer has on offer is Enfamil NeuroPro Gentlease Formula Powder for $34.99. Enfamil promotes that the formula is made to help ease fussiness, crying, gas, and spit-up for 24 hours. In addition to dealing with those issues, the formula provides the nutrients your baby needs, is easy to digest, and supports their immune health.11

Find Baby Formula Online Today

While in-store baby formula shortages may be alarming, it’s always good to know there are different online solutions available. Whether your child takes regular formula or needs alternative options, such as lactose free formula, a quick online search will help you find what you need.

Whether the baby formula shortage will continue or not, it’s always a good idea to have backup options available. Plus, it’s a good idea to see what’s available online in the event you ever need something shipped quickly to your house.

Andrew Silver