Volume 16/Issue 3, May 2020
COVID-19: the importance of healthcare professionals in protecting human milk and breastfeeding
Diane L. Spatz
It is clear that the world will never be the same since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our daily routines and the healthcare system will be forever changed. Nonetheless, families will continue to conceive and bring new lives into the world. Now more than ever, families need access to evidence-based lactation care and support. With social distancing there are both opportunities and risks: opportunities to improve breastfeeding outcomes; risks that families may not be able to access much-needed lactation care or lactation technology.
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