West Nile Virus
The presence of West Nile virus has been documented in 1 infected woman whose infant developed antibodies but the infant remained asymptomatic. Breastfeeding has not been identified as a significant route of transmission of West Nile infection in areas of the world endemic with West Nile virus. Women are advised to continue breastfeeding1.
- American Academy of Pediatrics In: Kimberline DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS, eds. Section 2: Recommendations for Care of Children in Special Circumstances, Red Book: 2018-2021 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases 31st Itasca IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2018: p.119