Expressing breastmilk is common, but little is known about how [...]
By Dr Susan Tawia, BSc PhD Dip Breastfeeding Mngt Cert [...]
By Laura Klein, PhD, Research Fellow, Milk, Australian Red [...]
During the early weeks of breastfeeding, it is normal for [...]
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There are a variety of methods to feed a baby expressed breastmilk or formula. One method is with a cup. Cup feeding is particularly useful during emergency situations.
In recent years, stillbirth and infant death have gained increased attention in the media, and from policy makers, researchers and practitioners. Significantly, however, a mother’s lactation and milk donation options after stillbirth or infant death remain hidden.
Using the Coronavirus Pandemic as an Opportunity to Address the Use of Human Milk and Breastfeeding as Lifesaving Medical Interventions.
At this point in the coronavirus pandemic, knowledge of how the virus progresses is incomplete. Currently, based on limited testing in COVID-19 and SARS (which is a very similar virus) and other respiratory viruses, breastmilk is thought not to be important in transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19).