Tag: coronavirus disease

Can Having a Fever While Pregnant Hurt My Baby?

Can Having a Fever While Pregnant Hurt My Baby?

The average body temperature is usually around 98.6 F (37 C). A fever happens when your body reaches a higher temperature than the normal range. ...
Getting Vaccinated While Pregnant: What You Need to Know

Getting Vaccinated While Pregnant: What You Need to Know

For many years, vaccines have protected us from serious diseases. For example thanks to vaccines, people no longer get a deadly disease called sm ...
Vaccine safety and the new COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine safety and the new COVID-19 vaccine

We’ve reached new milestones in the fight against COVID-19: Two vaccines to protect people against the COVID-19 virus have received emergency use ...
COVID-19 and preterm birth: What do we know?

COVID-19 and preterm birth: What do we know?

More research is needed on how COVID-19 affects pregnant people. But pregnant people have a higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19 compared ...
New Study about COVID-19 and the placenta

New Study about COVID-19 and the placenta

Because COVID-19 is a new disease, we’re still learning about how it can affect pregnant people and babies. A recent research study published in ...
COVID-19 may cause severe illness during pregnancy

COVID-19 may cause severe illness during pregnancy

Updated November 25, 2020 As we face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, preventing infections is more important than ever – especially f ...
Feeling isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Feeling isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic?

When you’re pregnant or you become a new parent, it can be exciting to share the journey with family and friends. Many people look forward to sha ...
How to protect your baby from COVID-19 while in the NICU

How to protect your baby from COVID-19 while in the NICU

If your baby is sick and needs to be cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), you may be even more worried than usual because of the ...
A New Resource: Pregnant and Working During COVID-19 and Beyond

A New Resource: Pregnant and Working During COVID-19 and Beyond

Happy Labor Day! Today we celebrate the contributions and achievements workers have made to the development of this country. Did you know tha ...
What do we know about COVID-19 in babies?

What do we know about COVID-19 in babies?

We are still learning how COVID-19 affects babies. Research shows that compared with adults, symptoms of COVID-19 are less severe in babies and c ...