Official Statement from La Leche League International

BREASTFEEDING AND THE CORONAVIRUS
"We encourage all families to recognize the importance of breastfeeding in providing immunological protection to the breastfed child."
LLLI Media Release, February 2020


www.llli.org/coronavirus


"Considering the benefits of breastfeeding and the insignificant role of breastmilk in the transmission of other respiratory viruses, the mother can continue breastfeeding, while applying all the necessary precautions."

UNICEF Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): What parents should know, February 2020


https://www.unicef.org/…/novel-coronavirus-outbreak-what-pa…

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Official LLL USA Facebook Post (multiple translations linked in post)

CDC FAQ For Pregnancy

CDC FAQ for Children