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Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

FAQs About Pregnancy and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We understand that you may have questions about how coronavirus impacts your pregnancy. Read our frequently asked questions, which cover concerns about getting pregnant or being pregnant during COVID-19, as well as how the virus may affect infants.

  • Does COVID-19 affect the fetus?
  • How does COVID-19 affect a pregnancy? Does it put the mother at higher risk? Does it put the fetus at higher risk?
  • Is this a safe time to get pregnant?
  • Should we delay getting pregnant until a vaccine is developed?
  • How does COVID-19 impact prenatal care visits?
  • Are there any special medications or precautions to take prior to getting pregnant during the pandemic?
  • Do infants have a higher risk during the COVID-19 pandemic?