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Facing Coronavirus During Pregnancy: What to Know

If you’re pregnant, here are some things you should know about minimizing your risk for COVID-19 and what to expect in these changing times.

In This Article:

  • It is unclear whether pregnancy makes you more susceptible to COVID-19. However, pregnancy does change your immune system, potentially putting you more at risk for other respiratory issues.
  • To protect yourself from COVID-19, Wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your face,
  • stay home when possible, stand 6 feet away from people and avoid those who are sick.
  • If you’re preparing to welcome a baby into the world at this time, control your stress and anxiety by eating well, connecting with loved ones, getting fresh air and taking breaks during the day.