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BREASTFEEDING IN EMERGENCIES

In an emergency situation, whether a natural or man-made disaster, breastfeeding is an important strategy for increasing infant and child survival. These resources from ILCA for relief workers, healthcare workers and families, will show you how to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding in an emergency.

  • NEW! Tips for Health Care Providers: Supporting Breastfeeding Families During the Flu Season (english)
  • NEW! Tips for Parents: How To Keep Your Baby Well During Flu Season (english l français l español)

Japan Earthquake

ILCA Statement:
        ILCA Encourages Breastfeeding Support in Pacific Earthquake and Tsunami Affected Areas (March 11, 2011)Haiti Earthquake and Breastfeeding

 

ILCA Statements:
         FOR HAITI ORPHANS WET NURSING CAN SAVE LIVES (Feb 1, 2010)
Update on Haiti Response (Jan 28, 2010)
ILCA Encourages Breastfeeding Support In Haiti press release (Jan 13, 2010)

ILCA Resources:
Tips for Relief Workers: Facts about Breastfeeding in an Emergency (english l français l español)
Tips for Health Care Providers: Facts about Breastfeeding in an Emergency (english l français l español)
Checklists (2009 World Breastfeeding Week Kit)
Background Information – Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response (2009 World Breastfeeding Week Kit)
10 MORE Reasons to Breastfeed! Flyer (english [bleed l no bleed] l français l español)

Other Important Resources on Breastfeeding in Emergencies:
WHO/UNICEF “Call for Support for Appropriate Infant and Young Child Feeding in Haiti”
http://www.who.int/hac/crises/hti/appeal/haiti_joint_call_for_support.pdf
WHO/UNICEF “Haiti Earthquake Technical Note on HIV and Infant Feeding”
http://www.ilca.org/files/in_the_news/Emergencies/UNICEFWHOStatement.pdf
Emergency Nutrition Network
www.ennonline.net/ife
American Academy of Pediatrics “Infant Nutrition During a Disaster”
http://www.aap.org/breastfeeding/files/pdf/InfantNutritionDisaster.pdf
United States Breastfeeding Committee
www.usbreastfeeding.org
Human Milk Banking Association of North America
www.hmbana.org

Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccines and Breastfeeding

Also visit ILCA’s Press Room

Source : http://www.ilca.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3733

May 23, 2011 - Posted by | Article

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