Davanzo, R., Moro, G., Sandri, F., Agosti, M., Moretti, C., & Mosca, F. (2020). Breastfeeding and Coronavirus Disease‐2019. Ad interim indications of the Italian Society of Neonatology endorsed by the Union of European Neonatal & Perinatal Societies. Maternal & Child Nutrition.
This paper details the implications and importance of maintaining breastfeeding practices during the pandemic. It explores the potential effect of COVID-19 on neonatal outcome, the appropriate management of the mother‐newborn dyad, and finally the compatibility of maternal COVID‐19 infection with breastfeeding. This paper is premised on guidelines that were created on behalf of the Italian Society of Neonatology (SIN) and endorsed by the Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies (UENPS).