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Hurricane season has hit hard and doesn’t end till November 30th! Here is some information about feeding infants during emergencies when electricity and clean water may not be available.


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S.A.F.E. feeding information from INFANT FEEDING SUPPORT IN DISASTERS: UNITED STATES

List of groups providing breastfeeding and infant feeding support for hurricane-affected families.

American Academy of Pediatrics handout about safe feeding in a disaster.

The US Department of Health & Human Services supports breastfeeding in emergency situations.

Evacuating with frozen milk? Check out how to store it safely during transport.

Cup feeding when direct breastfeeding isn’t possible is safer than bottle feeding. Here’s a video demonstrating how a young baby can drink from a cup, which is easier to clean.

Here’s information in Spanish on hand expression and milk storage.

This video shows breast massage and hand expression, a vital skill when there’s no electricity for breast pumps.

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