National and international guidance
Alison Stuebe. Breastfeeding Medicine. ahead of print http://doi.org/10.1089/bfm.2020.29153.ams
Interim Considerations for Infection Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Inpatient Obstetric Healthcare Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 4, 2020
These infection prevention and control considerations are for healthcare facilities providing obstetric care for pregnant patients with confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or pregnant persons under investigation (PUI) in inpatient obstetric healthcare settings including obstetrical triage, labor and delivery, recovery and inpatient postpartum settings.
Breastfeeding and Coronavirus Disease‐2019. Ad interim indications of the Italian Society of Neonatology endorsed by the Union of European Neonatal & Perinatal Societies
Davanzo, R., Moro, G., Sandri, F., Agosti, M., Moretti, C., & Mosca, F. (2020). Breastfeeding and Coronavirus Disease‐2019. Ad interim indications of the Italian Society of Neonatology endorsed by the Union of European Neonatal & Perinatal Societies. Maternal & Child Nutrition.
April 3, 2020
This paper details the implications and importance of maintaining breastfeeding practices during the pandemic. It explores the potential effect of COVID-19 on neonatal outcome, the appropriate management of the mother‐newborn dyad and finally the compatibility of maternal COVID‐19 infection with breastfeeding. This paper is premised on guidelines that were created on behalf of the Italian Society of Neonatology (SIN) and endorsed by the Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies (UENPS)