COVID-19 Resources

1. La Leche League International, Breastfeeding and Coronavirus

2. World Health Organization, WHO Frequently Asked Questions for Breastfeeding and COVID19 for Health Care Workers

3. This FAQ complements the WHO interim guidance: Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when COVID-19 disease is suspected

4. BC Centre for Disease Control COVID19 Guidelines for Lactation, COVID-19 Guideline for Lactation for Women/Individuals Who are Confirmed or Suspect Cases of COVID-19

5. A useful infographic from the BCCDC  ‘Breastfeeding and COVID-19 infographic’  Adapted by Perinatal Services BC

6. SafelyFed Canada, Here you will find international ( CDC, UNICEF, WHO etc) as well as Canadian statements in both English and French. Read more HERE. 

7. Harvard Medical School, COVID-19: Separating Infected Mothers from Newborns: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

8. Canadian Paediatric Society, Breastfeeding when mothers have suspected or proven COVID-19


To encourage, promote and provide breastfeeding, chest feeding and human milk feeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society