AHN can help you manage this challenging time and ensure that this is still a joyous and beautiful experience for your family.
Yes, protocols have changed, and that may be frustrating. But we promise these changes were made to keep you and your baby as safe and healthy as possible.
To learn more about AHN’s pregnancy and newborn services, download one of our quick guides to labor and delivery during Coronavirus.
Take a look at common FAQs regarding pregnancy and Coronavirus. If you have any additional concerns, please reach out directly to your OB office. Our care teams are available to answer your questions and prepare you for what’s to come.
In terms of getting Coronavirus, you are at no greater risk than a person who is not pregnant.
However, if you do contract it, your risk of serious illness is much greater. According to the CDC, pregnant women, especially those who are unvaccinated or have underlying conditions, have a greater risk of severe illness — which could include hospitalization, intensive care, or a ventilator to help them breathe. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is your best form of protection.
Right now, there's is not much data on this. However, in the few cases that have occurred, Coronavirus did not pass from mom to baby. Breast milk and amniotic fluid were also found virus-free.
Get your COVID-19 vaccine — this is the No. 1 step you can take to protect yourself and your baby from Coronavirus. You should also follow the CDC’s other safety guidelines: