In 2003, the World Health organization recommended that infants should be fed exclusively with breastmilk until the age of six months. However, exclusive breastfeeding rates still remain lower than recommended, especially in low-income economies like Nigeria. The crucial period for breastfeeding support is the first two weeks after birth. During this period, breastfeeding support from midwives is most crucial.
We know the essential nutrition that breastfeeding provides in the development of your baby and for you as a nursing mother. But how can you continue breastfeeding for your baby in this time of coronavirus (#covid19) outbreak?