Breastfeeding and COVID-19, 20 May 2020
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This is an information note designed to provide information on issues relating to breastfeeding when COVID-19 is suspected, probable, or confirmed. It includes information on the following: protective effect of breastfeeding; standard infant feeding guidelines; support for breastfeeding mothers; feeding of newborn infants; mothers who are symptomatic or severely ill; no promotion of breastmilk substitutes.
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