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World Breastfeeding Week: can women with Covid-19 breastfeed?

Aug 01, 2020 08:23 IST

As worries about the novel coronavirus shake up the worldwide, there's also misinformation and a whole lot of myths. But, the World Health Organisation has been responding to our queries from time to time. If you're wondering whether it is safe for a woman infected with Covid-19 to breastfeed her children, the WHO clarifies that they can. The health about also suggests three precautionary measures that mothers should take: practice respiratory hygiene and wear a mask, wash your hands before and after touching your baby, routinely clean and disinfect surfaces.

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