Can COVID19 Be Transmitted From The Mother To Her The Unborn Baby During Pregnancy And Delivery?


Unfortunately, it’s still too early to draw many solid conclusions about how the novel coronavirus affects pregnant women and their babies. But, physicians and researchers continue to observe and collect anecdotal evidence – and in the meantime, hospitals are advised to put in protections like limiting visitor policies out of an abundance of caution.

So far there hasn't been any indications that COVID-19 can be transmitted to an unborn baby. After birth, we know that transmission is possible if there’s exposure to a COVID-19-positive caregiver, including the mother.

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