Covid-19 Resource Links


If there are additional resources we should include please email Maire at
accesscommittee@masslca.org

Guidelines and Statements from Health Organizations

Academy of Breastfeeding Statement on Covid-19

American Academy of Pediatrics page on Covid-19

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

HMBANA: Human milk banking and COVID-19

US Breastfeeding Committee Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies, including COVID-19 (links to add. resources)

ILCA Statement on Breastfeeding and Lactation Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

LLLI: Continuing to Nurse Your Baby Through Coronavirus (available in multiple languages)

Pregnancy Related:

ACOG released information on covid-19


RCOG: Professional bodies’ response to government coronavirus advice for pregnant women to self-isolate


CDC Information on Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Information for Lactation Providers:

Federal, State and Health Organization Guidelines:

IBLCE Advisory on TeleHealth


MA Governor’s Stay at Home Order 3/23/20


Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected (WHO)


Home Care for patients with COVID-19 presenting with mild symptoms and management of their contacts (WHO)

Free Webinars:

Caring for Our Community During COVID-19: How Perinatal/Lactation Workers Can Protect Themselves, Their Clients, and Their Business (GOLD)

COVID-19: Best Practices for Lactation Consultants & Perinatal Educators presented by Karen Laing, IBCLC, AMT (USLCA)


From Lactation Education Resources: Webinars and Resource Sheets


From Praeclarus Press Virtual Lactation Consulting Lauren Majors

Virtual Visits/Telehealth Information:

Add your telehealth availability to MLCA’s Directory of IBCLCs providing Lactation Care


Virtual Consult Guidelines from Paperless Lactation (updated April 2020)


Virtual Lactation Appointment: Tips for Parents (From our very own Board Member Theresa Moutafis)


Virtual Lactation Appointments: Tips for Providers (From Theresa Moutafis)


Insurance Coding for Telehealth Visits from Paperless IBCLC


Telehealth Frame for your Social Media


OTHER RESOURCES/ARTICLES

USBC Survey of Family and Provider Experience with Breastfeeding During Pandemic


Lactation Education ResourcesResource Sheets


Article on Formula Shortages and Relactation by Kimberly Seals Allers Washington Post


Financial Assistance for Small Businesses