Disaster Safety for Expecting and New Parents CDC provides emergency preparedness tips to keep you and your family safe.
Reproductive Health in Emergency Preparedness and Response CDC resources for protecting the health of pregnant and postpartum women and newborns during a disaster.
Keep Food and Water Safe after a Natural Disaster or Power Outage Tips from the CDC for preventing illness. CDC information for if you are in a disaster or emergency, you take steps to prevent illness from unsafe food and water.
How to Feed Your Baby in a Radiation Emergency CDC general guidance for feeding babies in a radiation emergency.
Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Toolkit . CDC provides information and resources for emergency preparedness and response personnel, families, and the public to ensure that children are fed safely when disaster strikes.
Infant Feeding in Disasters and Emergencies: Breastfeeding and Other Options (PDF)
A guide from the American Academy of Pediatrics. | Spanish (PDF)
Infant Feeding During Disasters Infographic A poster on breastfeeding during disasters from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Operational Guidance on Infant Feeding in Emergencies Operational Guidance for Emergency Relief Staff and Program Managers
If you're a California nurse, doctor, pharmacist, or paramedic with an active license who would like to volunteer for disaster service, please register at the
California Disaster Healthcare Volunteers
Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) A resource of tested and pasteurized human milk and information on how to donate milk for others.
Protecting infants in emergencies: Information for the Media (PDF) Media messages can help protect infants during emergencies.
United States Breastfeeding Committee
Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies .
United States Department of Health and Human Services,
Maternal-Child Health Emergency Planning Toolkit and
HHS Maternal-Child Health Emergency Planning fact sheet (PDF) : to improve the capacity of health care, public health, and social services professionals to address maternal and child health in emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities.