With so much news in the media about COVID-19, it is natural to be concerned about breastfeeding or providing milk for your baby.
This is especially true if you think you have been exposed to or diagnosed with COVID-19. However, your milk is not only safe, but beneficial for your baby.
Below, Narelle answers common questions around COVID-19 and breastfeeding:
Does COVID-19 get into my milk?
Should I give formula instead, just to be safe?
How can I protect myself and my baby?
Please follow the link below for information if you are sick with Covid-19 or think you may have it.
WHO Covid-19 Breastfeeding Information
Narelle Dwyer is a IBCLC Lactation Consultant and Registered Midwife.