Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Resources (UNICEF and CDC)
Guidance for expectant and new parents in the context of COVID-19 is still developing (for example, it is not yet known whether COVID-19 can be transmitted through breast milk), but these are concise interim resources.
- UNICEF page, “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): What parents should know“: This page, in the form of “Frequently Asked Questions,” condenses basics for parents on COVID-19 transmission, prevention, and symptoms, and specifically addresses pregnancy and breastfeeding.
- CDC Resources: Interim Guidance on Breastfeeding for a Mother Confirmed or Under Investigation For COVID-19 offers a general overview, while Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy addresses specific questions that may be of concern to expectant parents.
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