Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for most infants. However, much is unknown about COVID-19. Whether and how to start or continue breastfeeding should be determined by the mother in coordination with her family and healthcare providers.
Pregant women with suspected, probale, or confirmed COVID-19 should have
- Access to women centered, respectiful, skilled care - including obstetric, fetal medicine and newborn care, as well as mental support.
Mothers with suspected, or confirmed COVID-19 who are breast feeding or performing skin-to-skin care should practice:
የጤና ሚኒስቴር እና የኢትዮጵያ የሕብረተሰብ ጤና ኢንስቲትዩት መንግስት የበሽታውን ስርጭት ለመግታት እና ለመቆጣጠር ተገቢውን እርምጃ እየወሰደ ሲሆን፣ ማህበረሰቡ የሚከተሉት
ን የመከላከያ መንገዶችን ችላ ሳይል እና ሳይደናገጥ ተግባር ላይ በማዋል፣የበሽታውን ስርጭት ለመግታት የበኩሉን እንዲወጣ ያሳስባል።
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the COVID-19 virus, was first detected in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. On 30 January 2020, the WHO Director-General declared that the current outbreak constituted a public health emergency of international concern. Based on the available evidence, the COVID-19 virus is transmitted between people through close contact and droplets, not by airborne transmission. The people most at risk of infection are those who are in close contact with COVID-19 patients or who care for COVID-19 patients.