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ABM STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19)

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March
18

In limited studies on women with COVID-19 and another coronavirus infection, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV), the virus has not been detected in breast milk; however we do not know whether mothers with COVID-19 can transmit the virus via breast …

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Breastfeeding and Influenza

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January
29

According to the CDC, a mother infected with the flu should temporarily avoid direct contact with her infant, although, it is not necessary or recommended to discontinue providing breastmilk. The flu virus is not passed through breastmilk, therefore it is …

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Infant Nutrition During a Disaster

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August
30

Our hearts and thoughts are with all of the families displaced by Hurricane Harvey and with the brave rescuers and generous volunteers providing assistance. Breastfeeding advocates, please share the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding “Infant Feeding in Disasters …

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Lactation Consultant Licensure Bill

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July
12

Senate Bill 763 Amends the Professional Nursing Law to license Lactation Consultants. We need YOU to let your legislators know about this bill and express support for it. We also need nurses to support this bill will your Nursing Board …

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