Updated Information on Pregnancy and Breastfeeding and Coronavirus
If you are pregnant or have a newborn right now in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, you must be under added stress of having so many questions to which there maybe no clear answers to.
While there’s still a lot we don’t know about the virus or how exactly it affects pregnant women and their babies, here is the latest compilation of information as of April 6, 2020.
(Image courtesy of the New York Times)
Pregnant and Worried About Coronavirus? Experts Weight In - New York Times (published March 17 and updated April 6, 2020)
What We Know And Don't Know About Coronavirus and Pregnancy - University of California San Francisco (published April 6, 2020)
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding - Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Labor and Delivery: NYC - Initially banned all visitors but now allowed one support person in the delivery room and in the "immediate postpartum period".
Visitors to home with newborn - It’s important for women who are delivering within the next few weeks to avoid having visitors in their homes after the baby is born.
As new information comes in, we will be updating this space. Until then, stay safe, mamas!