Coronavirus in Africa: Why I breastfed my child despite having Covid-19

Faith Kariuki is a 37-year-old mother of three and a nutritionist. When she contracted coronavirus, Faith was exclusively breastfeeding her five-month-old son and this meant she had to stop breastfeeding her child and self-isolate.

She was worried about infecting her family and particularly her baby.

Faith’s story shows the struggles nursing mothers who contract Covid-19 are going through.

Produced by Ashley Lime

Filmed and edited by Gloria Achieng

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