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Breastfeeding & COVID-19 Webinar Series: Session 1

October 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

To support Healthy Start grantees in providing virtual breastfeeding support and meeting the breastfeeding benchmarks in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Healthy Start TA & Support Center has launched a four-part Breastfeeding & COVID-19 webinar series. The first webinar in this series was held on Tuesday, October 20 from 2-3:30 p.m. EST.

During this webinar, we heard from Cathy Carothers, IBCLC, FILCA of Every Mother, Inc. Cathy provided an overview of the latest evidence related to COVID-19 and breastfeeding, discussed any health or safety concerns, and shared strategies for supporting staff mental health during the pandemic.

BF & COVID-19 Session 1 Handout







The Healthy Start EPIC Center is operated by the National Institute for Children's Health Quality. This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number 1 UF5MC327500100 titled Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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