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Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy

Published: 24/07/2020

The impact of new evidence and changes in policy on the published guidance is reviewed on a weekly basis.

The document above is for healthcare professionals. We have also prepared information for pregnant women and their families, drawn from this guidance:

Information for pregnant women and their families

Q&As relating to this guidance - updated Thursday 10 September 2020

Occupational health advice for employers and pregnant women

The RCOG, RCM, FOM Occupational health advice for employers and pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic has now been archived as a single recommendation is no longer appropriate. Please read the RCOG, RCM and FOM joint statement on Occupational health advice for employers and pregnant women.

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Guidance for maternity and antenatal services on service organisation during the COVID-19 pandemic

Antenatal and postnatal care

Fetal medicine

Intrapartum Care

Maternal medicine/pregnant women with additional co-morbidities

Perinatal mental health

Provision of midwife-led settings and home birth

Personal protective equipment (PPE)


Research studies in the UK


Related information

General COVID-19 information