Since the end of 2019 COVID-19 is spreading rapidly around the world. If you are pregnant or just had a baby, you might be concerned. Are you at a risk if you are pregnant? What are the dangers for your baby? We collected some expert advice and resources that answer the most pressing questions.
Pregnancy & Birth
- What if I get the Corona virus?
- Should I avoid prenatal visits?
- I am worried about the hospitals in my area being overwhelmed when I’m due; should I induce early?
- Should I have a home birth?
- Can I let other people see the baby?
Emily Oster launched a COVID Explained website to answer all your questions. All about testing, how does immunity work?, and answers to questions like 'Can you get the virus from food'?
You're not alone! Read here the perspective of Alexandra Schinasi, due with her third baby in May.
Watch here Boober's webinar about COVID-19 and pregnancy, birth, lactation and more.
One of the great advantages of breastfeeding is that it offers protection against respiratory infections in various ways. Mothers exposed to the virus start to produce antibodes and other immune factors that are passed on to the baby through breast milk. This reduces the risk of the baby getting sick.
Click here to read more (by Avivaromm) about pregnancy and breastfeeding.
As most of us are working or taking care of kids at home, here are some ideas for workouts in your living room:
Fit Pregancy Club offers online pregnancy workouts with free 7 day trial
Prenatal Yoga center offers online yoga classes.
PROnatal: online classes & free training e-guides