Coronavirus: Pregnancy

Pregnant Women

Are pregnant women more susceptible to infection, or at increased risk for severe illness, morbidity, or mortality with COVID-19, compared with the general public?

Are pregnant women with COVID-19 at increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes?

Are pregnant healthcare personnel at increased risk for adverse outcomes if they care for patients with COVID-19?

Transmission during pregnancy or during delivery

Can pregnant women with COVID-19 pass the virus to their fetus or newborn (i.e. vertical transmission)?


Are infants born to mothers with COVID-19 during pregnancy at increased risk for adverse outcomes?

Is there a risk that COVID-19 in a pregnant woman or neonate could have long-term effects on infant health and development that may require clinical support beyond infancy?

Transmission through breast milk

Is maternal illness with COVID-19 during lactation associated with potential risk to a breastfeeding infant?


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