Infant Formula Shortage Support and Resources
Read the latest positions and resources shared by leading lactation and maternal/child/infant health organizations
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Aquí, basado en el documento Guía Operativa de Alimentación del Lactante y Niños Pequeños en Emergencias , encuentra recomendaciones basadas en evidencia y formas en que puede ayudar durante esta crisis global.
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) recognizes that the shortage of breastmilk substitutes (infant formula) has reached critical levels in some areas and recommends the following in order to help support the safety and health of mothers, infants, and children until such a time as the crisis averts:
Navigating the US Formula Shortage: A Safe Approach
Tips from Steven A. Abrams, MD, FAAP of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Brought to you by The Milk Bank
Information on Formal and Informal Milk Sharing
Relactation-Restarting breastfeeding after a gap
NY Times Article on DIY Formula
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness
Disasters happen everywhere, and we can prepare. Preparedness for the future starts today. Whether you’re an IBCLC, a lactation consultant, a nurse, or a parent, we have the tools and information to help before, during, and after disasters. (ILCA, 2022)
With this toolkit, CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) provides information and resources for emergency preparedness and response personnel, families, and the public to ensure that children are fed safely when disaster strikes.
International Lactation Consultants Association