COVID-19 and Breastfeeding

*Please note that this information is constantly evolving as more research is done. Always check for the current CDC Breastfeeding Guidelines.

Guidance on Pregnancy and COVID

Guidance on Breastfeeding and COVID

  • If you are breastfeeding and have symptoms of or confirmed COVID-19, take steps to avoid spreading the virus to your baby:
    • Wash your hands before touching your baby
    • Wear a face mask, if possible, while feeding at the breast
    • Wash your hands before touching pump or bottle parts and clean all parts after each use
  • Additional information

Resources for Lactation Professionals: