FAQ's: Coronavirus and pregnancy

March 20, 2020

Dr. Rahul Gupta, March of Dimes Chief Medical and Health Officer, gave answers to frequently asked questions pregnant women may have about pregnancy and the coronavirus disease.

Questions asked:

  1. Are pregnant women more vulnerable to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)?
  2. What can pregnant women do to avoid getting COVID-19?
  3. Is the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers safe for pregnant women?
  4. Is domestic travel safe for pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  5. What can new mothers do to help prevent their newborns from getting COVID-19?
  6. What safety measures are NICUs taking during this pandemic?
  7. Should small gatherings be canceled during this pandemic?

Learn more at marchofdimes.org/covid19