World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Mothers With COVID-19 Can Feed Their Infants? Read Details Inside

It is recommended that babies should have mothers milk in the first six months of the born.

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World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Mothers With COVID-19 Can Feed Their Infants? Read Details Inside
The first week of August is celebrated as World Breastfeeding Week. The campaign aims of spreading awareness about the importance of breast feeding among the women. But seeing the current situation, many questions are rising that mothers who are COVID-19 positive can feed their infant? We all know breast milk is capable of fighting all infections. 

World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that women who are infected with coronavirus should continue breast feed their child. 


Recently, Women Child Development Ministry has also said that coronavirus has not been found in the breast milk which means that virus is not transmitted during pregnancy through breast milk.

The WHO has also claimed the risk of spreading coronavirus through Breast feeding is negligible. This news came as a big relief amid the pandemic.

It is recommended that babies should have mothers milk in the first six months of the born. Mothers milk contains iron, calcium which helps babies fight all the infections.


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