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Coronavirus and Breastfeeding

Centers for Disease Control Recommendations

Interim Guidance on Breastfeeding for a Mother Confirmed or Under Investigation For COVID-19

This interim guidance is intended for women who are confirmed to have COVID-19 or are 

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What You Should Know About Using Cannabis, Including CBD, When Pregnant or Breastfeeding

Ultimate Healthy Infant Feeding Guide

Breastfeeding During Disasters

We have become accustomed to making preparations for bad weather, floods, and similar natural disasters. However, we rarely plan for emergency measures as it relates to breastfeeding, during these stressful times. Please note the following …

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Did You Know? Methadone Use While Breastfeeding

The concentrations of methadone found in human milk are low, and that women on stable doses of methadone maintenance should be encouraged to breastfeed if desired, irrespective of maternal methadone dose.   Providers should ensure that the mothers are receiving the methadone through an approved methadone …

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Clinical Report on Breastfeeding and Medicine from AAP

1177_1The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new clinical report stating breastfeeding mothers can take most prescription drugs without risking their babies’ health. Many mothers are inappropriately advised to discontinue breastfeeding or avoid taking essential medications because of fears …

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Alabama’s Baby-Friendly Hospitals


baby friendly hospital imgEast Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, AL (03/2015)

Regional Medical Center, Anniston, AL (12/2011) 

University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, AL (11/2015)