Tuesday, May 19, 2009

H1N1 INFLUENZA & breastfeeding (Japan)

Due to the recent cases of H1N1 (swine) influenza in Japan, LLL Japan has issued a press release in Japanese :
and also the Japanese Association of Lactation Consultants:
These may be useful to share with your doctor in case you have flu symptoms and are breastfeeding.

For information on the H1N1 influenza in English see:
http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/breastfeeding.htm (breastfeeding)
http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/guidance/pregnant.htm (pregnant mothers)

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