Based on what we know at this time, pregnant people are at a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 than non-pregnant people. Pregnant people who have COVID-19 may also have a higher risk for preterm birth and other adverse pregnancy outcomes. There have been a few reports of babies who may have been infected before birth, but this seems to be rare.
According to a from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology about COVID-19 vaccineXổ số hỗn hợp hôm nay use for pregnant and lactating people:
If you are a health care provider, see our COVID-19: Information for ProvidersXổ số hỗn hợp hôm nay page under "Perinatal and Pediatric Care." If you are a doula, see the links under the "For Doulas" section below.
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayDo not skip your health care appointments during or after pregnancy. Talk to your health care provider about how to stay healthy and take care of yourself and your baby.
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayBe sure to call your health care provider if you have concerns, such as if you feel something is wrong or need an in-person visit. If you think you might have COVID-19, call your provider’s office to let them know about your symptoms.
It is important to follow public health guidance on how to protect yourself from illnesses, including COVID-19. Pregnant people should get their recommended vaccines, including for the flu, and a 30-day supply of any medicines they need.
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayMedical complications can come up after giving birth. Some can be quite serious. The CDC has helpful guidance on urgent warning signs:
If you are sick or have COVID-19 symptoms, contact your birthing facility before you arrive. This will allow them to prepare for your arrival.
If you are interested in receiving doula support, programs offering free doulas are listed on the Doula Care page under “Programs Offering Free Doulas.” Doula support can help families handle the physical, emotional and practical issues that surround childbirth. Doulas are currently providing virtual and in-person support during COVID-19.
There are still strict policies in place about who may be with you during birth. Ask your birthing providers about these policies before you arrive. Masks or face coverings will be required for everyone while you are in the hospital.
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayEvidence shows that the best setting for a mother to care for a healthy, full-term newborn is in the mother’s room. This is known as rooming-in.
Current evidence suggests that the risk of a newborn getting COVID-19 from its mother is low, especially when she uses appropriate precautions before and during care of the newborn. Such precautions include wearing a mask and practicing hand hygiene.
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayIf you have tested positive for COVID-19, discuss the risks and benefits about rooming-in with your health care provider. You can make an informed decision about whether your newborn will stay in the room with you while in the hospital.
Breastfeeding is even more important during a pandemic. Infants and children are most at risk during emergencies, when infant formula and feeding supplies are limited.
People with COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19 can breastfeed if they take precautions to avoid spreading the virus to their infant.
Breast milk provides perfect nutrition tailored specifically to your baby. It contains virtually all the protein, sugar, fat, vitamins and minerals that babies need to grow. It is easily digestible and adapts to the nutritional needs of your baby.
If you and your baby must be separated due to illness, or you are unable to provide milk directly to your baby, it is safe to express your milk to establish and maintain your milk supply. It is also safe for you to choose to have an alternative caregiver provide feedings.
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayThese guidance documents are intended for doulas. They offer health and informational guidance on providing virtual and in-person support during COVID-19.