Coronavirus And Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Feeling nervous about giving birth in a pandemic? You’re not alone. Here’s what you need to know to prepare for a safe delivery.

Coronavirus And Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

In This Article:

  • The hospital is still the safest place to give birth, but ultimately, the decision is up to you and where you feel most comfortable.
  • Hospitals are taking safety precautions. You will be tested for COVID, doctors will wear more safety equipment than usual and visitations may be limited.
  • If you test positive, you will need to stay distanced from your baby unless you are feeding or taking the necessary time to bond. You cannot transmit COVID through breast milk.

Labor and Delivery Services

Valleywise Health offers a safe, clean and compassionate environment to have your baby using our expert labor and delivery services.

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