Optimising mother-baby contact and infant feeding in a pandemic

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10 July 2020

The Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative were delighted to be involved in a rapid analytic review by the RCM advisory group on optimising mother-baby contact in a pandemic

The review offers evidence-based recommendations for midwives and maternity teams on infant feeding during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and explores the implications of the pandemic on breastfeeding and infant health, including the use of face masks.

Read more on this new review on the RCM’s website. You can also view our growing collection of coronavirus-related research.


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