COVID-19 and your new baby

Important information about COVID-19 and your new baby

Congratulations on your new arrival! We know a lot of Traveller women are very worried about themselves and their babies during this time. It’s really important that we get the right information. Tracey and Winnie go through some of your key questions and give accurate information about COVID-19 and your new baby.


How to keep yourself and your baby safe from COVID-19


If you or your baby has COVID-19


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COVID-19 and newborns: The facts

Is my baby at a higher risk of getting COVID-19?

What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19?

What symptoms should I watch out for in my baby?

What do I do if we have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19?

How do I keep my baby and myself safe from COVID-19?

Can I have visitors after the baby comes home?

What about the baptism?

Can I go for walks?

If you or your baby has COVID-19

What will happen if I have COVID-19?

When can I stop self-isolating?

What if I can’t self-isolate?

What if I have COVID-19 but my baby doesn’t?

How should I feed my baby if I have COVID-19 or symptoms of the virus?

How will my baby be tested for COVID-19?

What happens if my baby has COVID-19?

What should I do if my baby isn’t getting any better?