COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

NJ State & Federal Guidance

Understanding Your Risk
How to Protect Yourself & Others
Improving Ventilation in Your Home

COVID-19 In Your Community (County Levels)
COVID-19 DATA Tracker & Full Surveyance Metrics

Caring for Your Newborn While You Have COVID-19

CDC COVID-19 Treatment and Clinical Management Guidelines

Other Public Health & Breastfeeding Concerns

Hygiene at Home, at School, at the Workplace
Personal Hygiene & Illness Prevention

Everyday Cleaning
Cleaning Your Cell Phone and Other Devices

Special Considerations While Breastfeeding
Maternal & Infant Illnesses & Conditions
Guidelines & Recommendations
Special Circumstances

State Services & Resources

Breastfeeding Makes a Difference 
New Jersey Right to Breastfeed in Public Law 

Hospitals in New Jersey 
Breastfeeding in NJ Hospitals (Data)
Breastfeeding Support & Resource List (NJ Department of Health)

NJ State Health Assessment Data (Maternal & Newborn Health)
NJ Maternal & Child Health Epidemiology (Data, Reports & Publications) 

Breastfeeding Services for WIC Clients

Family Connects NJ: Postpartum Home Visiting Nurse Services for New Moms and Babies 
Services Available to all NJ Families at No Cost. Connect with your County Service Provider.

Maternity Leave (Paid time off; 4 weeks prior and 6-8 weeks after the baby is born.)
Child Care & Family Leave (Additional paid time off; 12 weeks for Mom, 12 weeks for Dad.)

Federal Resources


Your Guide to Breastfeeding ( ePublication) Marketplace, Health Insurance Benefits:
Lactation Services, Breastfeeding Support & Breast Pump Coverage

Breastfeeding & Working
Break Time for Nursing Mothers
(Fair Standards Labor Act)

When Breastfeeding is Not Advisable 
Radiation Emergencies while Breastfeeding 

National Breastfeeding Helpline (

Community Resources

Breastfeeding Information: A to Z (La Leche League International)
Breastfeeding During Emergencies (La Leche League International) 

Breastfeeding (American Academy of Pediatrics,

NJ Breastfeeding Coalition (Breastfeeding Support & Resources for NJ Families) 
La Leche League of the Garden State (Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Support) 

Professional Resources

Baby Friendly USA 
La Leche League USA
US Breastfeeding Committee 

CDC Breastfeeding Data and Statistics 
CDC Breastfeeding Information & Resources
CDC Vital Signs: Hospital Support of Breastfeeding 

International Lactation Consultant Association 
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

The Joint Commission: Perinatal Care Certification
American Academy of Pediatrics Breastfeeding Initiatives 
The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding 
Your Guide to Breastfeeding ( ePublication) 
Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed), US National Library of Medicine  
FDA Prescription Drug & Biological Product Labeling Guidlines:
Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Individuals of Reproductive Age
FDA Consumer Health Information: Using Medications while Pregnant & Breastfeeding