Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Breastfeeding

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Care for Breastfeeding People: Interim Guidance on Breastfeeding and Breast Milk Feeds in the Context of COVID-19
This interim guidance is intended for healthcare providers and lactation specialists who care for breastfeeding people and their infants and children who receive breast milk feeds during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Evaluation and Management Considerations for Neonates At Risk for COVID-19
This guidance is intended to inform healthcare providers about the diagnosis, evaluation, infection prevention and control practices, and disposition of neonates (≤28 days old) with suspected or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection or known SARS-CoV-2 exposure, including birth to a mother with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.

Considerations for Inpatient Obstetric Healthcare Settings
Infection prevention and control considerations for healthcare facilities providing obstetric care for pregnant and lactating patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in inpatient obstetric and postpartum healthcare settings.

Breastfeeding and Caring for Newborns
Information for people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or caring for newborns and infants in the context of COVID-19.

Vaccination Considerations for People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding
Information about vaccination considerations for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Toolkit for Pregnant People and New Parents
Resources and tools to help pregnant people, breastfeeding people and new parents caring for infants to protect their health and help people who serve these communities communicate with them.

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