OBS Recommended Resources for Health Professionals
In addition to our Recommended Resources for Parents, we recommend these resources for health professionals.
Covid-19 Specific Resources
The Breastfeeding Network's Drugs in Breastmilk Information Service's Statement on Covid-19 Vaccines while breastfeeding
Families’ experiences of breastfeeding support during COVID-19 by researchers from Swansea University, Imperial College and the Human Milk Foundation with the collaboration of the Breastfeeding Network
The Human Milk Foundation's Statement on milk donation and Covid-19 vaccination
RCOG's page on Coronavirus infection and pregnancy
Oxford University Hospitals Trust information about maternity care during the pandemic
The Baby Friendly Initiative is transforming healthcare for babies, their mothers and families in the UK, as part of a wider global partnership between the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef. “We enable public services to better support families with feeding and developing close, loving relationships, ensuring that all babies get the best possible start in life”. Their annual conference is one of the biggest breastfeeding conferences in Europe.
A network of health professionals interested in supporting and facilitating breastfeeding in a hospital setting in the UK.
A national network of primary care professionals and supportive colleagues advocating for improvements in infant feeding practice. Useful section on prescribing for lactating women.
An independent public health nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years. Excellent free resources for parents on infant milks in the UK, and more.
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