Ongoing news coverage about coronavirus / Covid-19 can be alarming and it is important to keep track of the most recent current guidance. If you’re breastfeeding, you may be worrying about whether you would be able to pass the illness on to your baby if you caught it yourself.
Women who are breastfeeding can have Covid-19 vaccinations that are currently authorised for use in the UK if they meet the other conditions for receiving the vaccine.
Please look here for more about milk for your baby during the coronavirus pandemic.
Please see this page on the La Leche League International website, which is being regularly updated to reflect the most recent guidance.
Due to the announcement by the government on 31 October regarding Covid-19 guidance for England, and to the restrictions in Wales and Scotland, LLLGB is suspending all face to face support.
We are still working to support families in safe ways so if you need breastfeeding support and can’t find the information you need on this website, you can look for a local LLL Leader to contact by phone here or look for an online meeting in our calendar here.
(reviewed 12 January 2020)
We are running online meetings across the UK. This is how.
If you need breastfeeding support and can’t find the information you need on this website, you can look for a local LLL Leader to contact by phone here.