Tag: COVID-19

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. ...
COVID-19 Vaccines: Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding People

COVID-19 Vaccines: Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding People

March of Dimes’ Dr. Rahul Gupta, SVP, Chief Medical and Health Officer, Interim Chief Scientific Officer, discusses what pregnant and lactating peopl ...
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 ...
Holiday food safety when you’re pregnant

Holiday food safety when you’re pregnant

Sometimes people try new or different foods during the holidays or taste things as they prepare a recipe. But not every food is safe to eat durin ...
New recommendations about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic

New recommendations about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic

The fall and winter holidays are popular times to travel. However, traveling can increase your chance of getting and spreading the coronavirus di ...
Protect your baby from viruses like COVID-19, RSV and the flu

Protect your baby from viruses like COVID-19, RSV and the flu

As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve now entered the time of year when other respiratory viruses are more common, too. Influenza ( ...
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 ...
Everything you need to know about COVID-19 and pregnancy

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 and pregnancy

Because the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new disease, healthcare providers and medical researchers are still learning about the virus ...
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 ...