Vital information about safe infant feeding in emergency situation.
- Breastfeeding and Emergencies from the United States Breastfeeding Committee
- Disaster Preparedness: Breastfeeding matters during an emergency from Breastfeeding USA
- Breastfeeding During Emergencies from NativeMothering.com
- Breastfeeding in Emergency Situations [PDF]. Wellstart International. 2005.
- Breastfeeding in Emergencies from the International Lactation Consultant Association
- Facts about Breastfeeding in an Emergency – Especially for Relief Workers from the International Lactation Consultant Association
- Infant Feeding in Emergencies from the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN)
- Infant Feeding in Disasters from the Texas Dept. of State Health Services
- Emergency Breastfeeding Resources from La Leche League International
- Helping Families during Hurricanes and Tropical Stormsfrom the American Academy of Pediatrics
- An Open Letter to Health Care Providers Attending to Families Affected by Hurricane Katrina: The Role of Human Milk and Breastfeeding [PDF] from the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Hurricane Checklist for Families by Mirine Richey Dye, CCE, CD, CLE
- Preparing Children for Disasters by Mary Jessica Hammes
- Hand express your milk
- Increase milk supply
- Relactate (start breastfeeding again when you’ve stopped or nearly stopped)
- Cup feed (if breastfeeding is not an option or mom/baby are separated, cups are easiest to clean when resources are scare)
World Health Organization:
- Infant Feeding in Emergencies: A Guide for Mothers (EU/ICP/LVNG 01 02 08). From: Programme for Nutrition Policy, Infant Feeding and Food Security. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1997.
Emergency Nutrition Network:
- Operational Guidance on Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies, v2.1, from the IFE Core Group, Emergency Nutrition Network.
- Infant feeding in emergencies (includes training modules for emergency response and health care workers)