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COVID-19 breastfeeding advice

See these Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB leaflets about Breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic and Breastfeeding for COVID-19 positive mothers.

See this infographic showing that the Australian and New Zealand governments along with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists support the use of an approved COVID-19 vaccination in breastfeeding women.

In this section

Overview of breastfeeding

Starting to breastfeed

Getting help with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding issues

Eating and lifestyle guidelines when pregnant and breastfeeding

Nutrients and supplements during pregnancy and breastfeeding


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