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According to this CDC publication,17.9% of hospitals reported a decrease in in-person lactation support and 72.9% reported discharging mothers and their infants <48 hours after birth, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors suggest that additional post-discharge breastfeeding support and newborn follow-up might be needed during the ongoing pandemic.