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Is it Safe to Breastfeed if I Have the Flu?

Is it Safe to Breastfeed if I Have the Flu?

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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

CDC: Flu (Influenza)
The CDC's site has up-to-date information on flu outbreaks, immunizations, symptoms, prevention, and more.

La Leche League
This international organization offers support, encouragement, information, and education on breastfeeding.
The Office on Women's Health (OWH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), offers reliable health and wellness information for women and girls.


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