Will coronavirus hurt my unborn baby if I get it while I am pregnant?
There is still a lot we have to learn about COVID-19 during pregnancy and we still have very limited information about what it means for an unborn baby. So far, there is no evidence that the virus is found in amniotic fluid or in breastmilk. We do know that high fevers, especially in the first trimester can cause birth defects in unborn babies, so the key is prevention. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 during pregnancy - fever, cough, shortness of breath - notify your doctor right away.
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