Brazilian hospital guidelines existence (n = 24)
RCOG, CDC and ABM encourage shared decision-making;
WHO suggests the dialog but reinforces the need of speaking about the benefits on breastfeeding;
UNICEF, UENPS and SBP do not specify.
Feeding on demand
None of the guidelines specifies.
Individual room for dyad
rBLH and UENPS recommend individual room;
RCOG and ABM offers as an option;
WHO and UNICEF do not specify;
CDC recommends separation.
UNICEF, RCOG and WHO do not recommend;
UENPS advises against separation, allows only if mother is symptomatic or the hospital logistics forbids it;
SBP and ABM do not specify.
CDC limits visits and suggests rules;
UENPS and rBLH suspend visits;
SBP, RGCO and ABM suggest healthy adult to help;
WHO and UNICEF do not specify.
Use of mask
RCOG, ABM, UNICEF, CDC, UENPS and SBP recommend.
RCOG, ABM, SBP, WHO, UNICEF, CDC and UENPS recommend.
Washing the face
WHO, CDC, RCOG, SBP, ABM, UNICEF and UENPS do not specify.
Cleaning the breast
WHO, CDC, RCOG, SBP, ABM and UENPS do not specify;
UNICEF recommends if mother is coughing.
Changing the clothes
WHO, UNICEF, CDC, RCOG, SBP, ABM and UENPS do not specify.
2 m distance
ABM, CDC, UENPS and rBLH recommend distance;
WHO suggests precaution, however keeping mothers and infants together day and night.
RCOG, UNICEF does not specify.
ABM, SBP, UNICEF, WHO and UENPS do not specify;
CDC and RCOG recommend.
Home environment recommendations for the mother
ABM and SBP do not specify;
rBLH recommends if mother is insecure;
WHO, RCOG, CDC, UNICEF and UENPS recommend.
Home environment recommendations for the family
ABM, WHO, UNICEF, UENPS and SBP do not specify;
RCOG and CDC recommend.
Hospital discharge (24-48 h)
UENPS recommends discharge in 48 h, if hospital is crowded; if it is not, it recommends 1 week in the hospital to repeat the swab test;
WHO, CDC, RCOG ABM, SBP and UNICEF do not specify.