Hurricane season is upon us and it's been raining heavily here in GA. I hope you are well and safe this year.
It's the season. Do you have a plan for power outages or lack of water??
If you're nursing you need to start planning for emergency preparedness for breastfeeding & pumping during natural disasters.
In emergencies, breastfeeding is the safest way to feed your babee. Continue to breastfeed to help your babee stay healthy. Breast milk is the best nutrition for most babees. Breastfeeding helps protect your babee against some illnesses
Natural disasters, such as hurricanes, floods, wildfires, earthquakes, and tornados, can make it hard for parents and caregivers to feed their infants and young children safely. Follow these tips to feed your child safely when disaster strikes whether breast or formula fed.
For Parents and Caregivers
In the event of a natural disaster, be prepared for challenges, which may include power outages, unhealthy living spaces, and unsafe water. Always check with local authorities on the status of the drinking water and follow boil water advisories. The following tips provide specific information for how to feed your young child safely during an emergency.