Published on 4 March 2020, revised 12 March 2020.
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La Leche League International (LLLI) respects the efforts of international health and medical organizations and associations to maintain up-to-date information and recommendations as understanding of the virus is developed. LLLI will continue to track the development of the current global health crisis.
Our resources will be revised to reflect new developments, and posted here.
The LLLI Advocacy, Networking and Action Committee prepared and published a media release called Continuing to Nurse Your Baby Through Coronavirus (2019-nCoV; COVID-19) and Other Respiratory Infections on the 19 February 2020.
It has since been translated into numerous languages – they are all linked in this post.
Please check back as more are being added all the time.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org (LLLI Executive Director, English only)
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Contact local LLL entities for languages other than English – search here https://www.llli.org/get-help/
Available in the following languages:
An article by Missy Wang from Xiamen, China about Living in China During the Outbreak of Coronavirus, and how LLL Leaders managed to keep providing breastfeeding support in a changed landsacape.
We have developed a number of infographics and memes to download, and for use on social media.
As new information comes out we will update our resources; revisions will be posted and linked here.
You can view and share our Facebook album of text based Breastfeeding and Coronavirus memes in multiple languages here.
And a graphic based meme in multiple languages here.
You can also view and share individual language memes.
See examples here.
This infographic can be downloaded for use in your communities.
Find translations to download and print here.
Right click on a desktop, or hold and tap on a mobile device to bring up your options to copy or save the image.
We are also sharing posts relevant to local situations from our entities – in over 80 countries worldwide – on our social media platforms.
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Szoptatás és koronavírus, LLLI médiaközlemény, February 2020
As new statements and resources are published we will list here:
- World Health Organization (WHO), Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected, 13 March 2020, https://www.who.int/publications-detail/clinical-management-of-severe-acute-respiratory-infection-when-novel-coronavirus-(ncov)-infection-is-suspected
(accessed 14 March 2020)
Government of Canada:Public health management of cases and contacts associated with novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), 3 March 2020,https://www.canada.ca/en/
public-health/services/ diseases/2019-novel- coronavirus-infection/health- professionals/interim- guidance-cases-contacts.html
(accessed 14 March 2020)Prise en charge par la santé publique des cas de maladie à coronavirus (COVID-19) et des contacts qui y sont associés, 3 March 2020,https://www.canada.ca/fr/
sante-publique/services/ maladies/2019-nouveau- coronavirus/professionnels- sante/directives-provisoires- cas-contacts.html
(accessed 14 March 2020)
- Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) Statement on Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), March 10 2020, https://www.bfmed.org/
(accessed 11 March 2020).
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Interim Guidance on Breastfeeding for a Mother Confirmed or Under Investigation For COVID-19, 19 February 2020, https://www.cdc.gov/
coronavirus/2019-ncov/ specific-groups/pregnancy- guidance-breastfeeding.html
(accessed 12 March 2020)