Canadian Guidelines

COVID-19 Lactation Guideline Documents for Health Care Professionals:

  1. Guideline for lactation for women/individuals who are confirmed or suspect cases of COVID-19:
    1. This guidance includes lactation information for healthy mothers and infants; postpartum mothers who are a confirmed or suspect case of COVID-19 in home, community setting or in hospital; and mothers who are temporarily separated from their newborn. The guidance also includes information on pasteurized donor human milk and informal milk sharing.
  2. COVID-19: Newborns’ guidance documents are also now available. Find out more here.
  3. Breastfeeding & COVID-19 infographic (Currently not available in other languages)
  4. WHO Breastfeeding and COVID-19 for health care providers – April, 2020

Breastfeeding the Healthy Term Infant (Perinatal Services BC)

Breastfeeding The Healthy Preterm Infant (Perinatal Services BC)

Canadian Infant Feeding Guideline

Canadian Toddler Feeding Guideline

Safe Sleep Environment Guideline (Perinatal Services BC)