Navigating Pregnancy Risks In The COVID-19 Era

Pregnancy is a time of hope and dreams for most women and their families — even during a pandemic. Still, their extra need to avoid catching the coronavirus has meant more isolation and sacrifices, too.

Preliminary evidence suggests the coronavirus can pass through the placenta, and pregnancy slightly raises a woman’s risk of a severe case of COVID-19. Medical experts urge calm and common sense.

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Source: npr
Navigating Pregnancy Risks In The COVID-19 Era