The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on all of our lives. If you are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant, it’s especially important to know the facts about how COVID-19 can affect you during pregnancy.
The good news is that there is no current evidence that pregnant women are at a higher risk of severe illness than the general population. However, there are some extra precautions to take if you are pregnant to be sure you and your baby stay as healthy as possible during this time. The current health recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) are constantly being adjusted as scientists learn more about this virus, so it’s important to make sure you have up-to-date information.
This article will provide the latest information on what we know regarding the risks for pregnant women developing COVID-19.