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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Children and pregnancy

Learn about the potential risks of COVID-19 to pregnant women, newborns, and children.

COVID-19 and pregnancy

Are pregnant women more susceptible to infection, or at increased risk for severe illness, morbidity, or mortality with COVID-19, compared with the general public?

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Are pregnant women with COVID-19 at increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes?

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Are pregnant healthcare personnel at increased risk for adverse outcomes if they care for patients with COVID-19?

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Can pregnant women with COVID-19 pass the virus to their fetus or newborn (i.e. vertical transmission)?

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Are infants born to mothers with COVID-19 during pregnancy at increased risk for adverse outcomes?

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Is there a risk that COVID-19 in a pregnant woman or newborn could have long-term effects on infant health and development that may require clinical support beyond infancy?

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Is maternal illness with COVID-19 during lactation associated with potential risk to a breastfeeding infant?

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Where can I find out more?

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COVID-19 and children

How do I keep my child from getting sick with COVID-19?

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What are the symptoms of COVID-19 in children?

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Are children more likely to become sick with COVID-19 than other people?

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Are children who get sick with COVID-19 more likely to have severe sickness than adults?

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Are there any treatments available for children with COVID-19?

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Where can I find out more?

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