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Tips if You're Pregnant During Coronavirus Pandemic

A fever, cough and shortness of breath are some of the symptoms of COVID-19. The CDC is warning older adults and those with underlying medical conditions that they may have an increased risk for serious complications. Based on current information, it's also believed that healthy pregnant women have the same risk as those without underlying medical conditions. This is different from other coronaviruses and flu, which are more likely to infect and cause severe symptoms in women who are pregnant. Data show that if a woman has a severe COVID-19 infection during the third trimester it can affect the "time and route of delivery." The U.K. has declared pregnant women to be part of a vulnerable population, but according to Harvard Health, the declaration isn't based on clear evidence that they are at a higher risk.  Read more....

 

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