Breastfeeding babies are at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency because breastmilk alone does not provide infants with enough vitamin D.
We asked our specialists at Children’s National to answer some questions about COVID, the vaccine and breastfeeding.
The bottom line is that if you have tested positive for COVID-19, in all likelihood it is safe to continue to breastfeed your child.
Some moms continue to have breastfeeding pain despite doing everything right, and this is when the tongue-tie question usually comes up in conversation.
Weaning a young baby can be hard. Ideally, a bottle should be introduced by someone other than the mother at around 1 month of age.