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Breastfeeding and COVID-19

World Health Organization (WHO) - Q&A on COVID-19, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19): Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) -  Resources for Lactation Supporters: Providing Infant and Young Child Feeding Advice During COVID-19

Association of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) -  ABM Statement on Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Information about safety of the COVID-19 vaccine in lactation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

Association of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM):  Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccination in Lactation

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada: SOGC Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy.pdf

Handouts developed by the Herzl-Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic, Jewish General Hospital

 Skin to Skin and Breastfeeding (2019)

 Ankyloglossia - General Information (2022)

 Ankyloglossis - Oral Exercises (2022)

 Ankyloglossia - Frenotomy and Post-Frenotomy Excercises (2022)

 Blocked Ducts (2022)

 Decreased Milk Production (2022)

 Domperidone (Feb.2023)

 Use and Safety of Domperidone in Breastfeeding Mothers (2012-bilingual)

 Weaning from Domperidone (2022)

 Mastitis (2022)

 Mepilex™ and Melgisorb™ (2022)

 Wound Care - Creams (2011)

 Candida or Thrush of the Nipple and Breast (2022)

 Nipple Vasospasm (2022)

 Herbs to Increase Milk Supply (2022)

 Milk Bleb (2022-bilingual)

 Breast Milk Storage (2019) 

 Informal Milk Sharing for Healthy Term Babies (2019)


Useful Websites

Lactation consultant and co-founder of The Herzl-Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic at the Jewish General Hospital -  Ask Lenore

Santé Montréal -  Breastfeeding

To find an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in Quebec, visit the  AQC website.

From Tiny Tot to Toddler, from the Institut national de santé publique Québec

La Leche League, International organization present in over 80 countries

Health Canada -  Breastfeeding your baby

 International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA)

Caring for Kids, Canadian Pediatric Society 

The Best Start Resource Centre: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre, by Health Nexus -  Breastfeeding
*Guidelines, wellness, information about breasfeeding premature babies, alcohol and cannabis consumption while breastfeeding, and more.

US National Library of Medicine drugs and lactation database -  LactMed 
*Download the  LactMed App for your phone.

 InfantRisk Center, up-to-date information about the safety of medication while breastfeeding.




Disclaimer: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.

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