Statements on supporting Baby Friendly assessments

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Statements on supporting Baby Friendly assessments during Covid-19

The UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative has produced a series of statements on supporting Baby Friendly assessments during the Covid-19 outbreak. We recommend that all practitioners follow latest updates from the UK governments and the World Health Organization (WHO) as these could change as more information becomes available.

In partnership with First Steps Nutrition Trust and NIFN, we have also produced a guide for local authorities on infant feeding.

Infant feeding during Covid-19: A guide for local authorities

Produced by UNICEF UK, First Steps Nutrition Trust and NIFN, a network of over 700 infant feeding specialists

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For a full history of the statements we have released, please visit our statement page.

Statement: Supporting Baby Friendly assessments (updated 28 April 2021)

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Statement: Stage 3 and re-assessments in neonatal units during the Covid-19 outbreak (7 October 2020)

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For additional guidance and resources for health professionals during the pandemic, see our coronavirus (Covid-19) page.