Every day millions of pregnant women around the world are searching for the latest updated information on the Cornovirus effect of Pregnant Women and on their unborn babies. Here is the latest updated information from different reliable institutes gather together to provide handy information on the effects of Cornovirus on Pregnant Women.
Updated Information on Coronavirus Effects on Pregnant Women
1# According to the early available data with regard to COVID-19, it did not indicate that pregnant individuals were at an increased risk of infection or severe morbidity compared with non-pregnant women
2 # It is important to highlight that the overall risk to pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 infection is still low, and consider this risk compared to risks from other upper respiratory illnesses, especially while counseling patients.
3 # Pregnant patients with comorbidities such as obesity are likely at increased risk for severe illness consistent as compared to with the general people with similar comorbidities.
4 # Pregnant women should talk to their obstetrician about their prenatal care and continue to attend appointments as long as their obstetrician feels it is appropriate.
5 # An increased risk of miscarriage or fetal malformations has not been documented in pregnant women who are infected with COVID-19, according to the CDC.
6 # There are very fewer chances of pregnant women with Covid-19 for transmitting the virus to the fetus (unborn baby).
7 # Currently, no data suggesting an increased risk of miscarriage in relation to COVID-19. Case reports from early pregnancy studies with SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV have not demonstrated a significant relationship between infection and increased risk of miscarriage or second-trimester loss (source: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
8 # Pregnant women should take all important precautions to avoid exposure to COVID-19 and keep themself safe.
Source: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)
Tips for Pregnant Women to Stay Safe from Coronavirus
- Don’t avoid your prenatal care appointments
- Hydration and adequate rest are very important for maintaining your health & immune system.
- Avoiding all travel at this time.
- Always wear a mask while going outside.
- Washing hands frequently
- If you have a mild cough or cold, stay at home and avoid going outside.
- Maintaining social distancing
- Avoid meeting your relatives and friends during this period.
- Maintain an adequate supply of your prescribed medicine
- Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, mouth, and nose.