Keep Parents and Newborns Together in Critical Hours after Birth

  Birth Detroit and Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) believe that parents and newborns should not be separated and the risk of COVID-19 infection should be minimized in ways that support bonding and attachment. Despite recent guidance from national and international public health organizations, some Metro Detroit hospitals are separating people who test positive for …

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BREASTFEEDING & PREGNANCY IN THE TIME OF THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC*

March 20, 2020 To date, the coronavirus has not been detected in breast milk. However, we do not know whether mothers with COVID-19 can transmit the virus via breast milk.   BREASTFEEDING WITH NO KNOWN EXPOSURE TO CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) Continue breastfeeding as usual    BREASTFEEDING WITH KNOWN EXPOSURE TO CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) Breastfeed as usual and contact …

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