COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Important information about COVID-19 and pregnancy

We know a lot of pregnant Traveller are worried about COVID-19 and their baby. It’s really important that we get the right information. Mary Brigid and Tracey go through some of your key questions and give accurate information about COVID-19 and pregnancy.

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: The Facts

If you are pregnant and have COVID-19

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: The Facts

What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19?

How sick will pregnant women get when they have the virus?

Do I have higher risk of getting the virus because I am pregnant?

What if I am pregnant and have a long term illness?

I don’t have the virus, can I attend my appointments and scans?

What if I need to go to the emergency room at the maternity hospital?

What are the rules on visiting in the hospital?

What if I need extra things for my baby after giving birth?

What if my baby has to go into intensive care?

What about my family?

If you are pregnant and have COVID-19

What will happen to my baby if I get the virus early in my pregnancy?

What will happen to my baby if I get the virus later in my pregnancy?

Can I attend my appointments and scans if I have the virus?

What will happen when I go into labour?

What will happen once I get to the hospital?

What will happen when my baby is born?

Can I still breastfeed?

Will my baby need more checks?