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Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy

Published: 04/06/2020

Please note: Version 10 of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy guidance has been restructured to condense its content and ensure the evidence and rationale for advice is explicit. This version also contains new content on labour and birth for women who are asymptomatic of COVID-19, updates to advice for women with clinical deterioration, reference to the new testing frameworks and further advice regarding prevention of venous-thromboembolism.

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 4 June 2020

Occupational health advice for employers and pregnant women

Version 3.2 - updated Friday 22 May 2020

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This guidance will be updated on a regular basis as new data becomes available.

If you would like to suggest additional areas for this guidance to cover, any clarifications required or to submit new evidence for consideration, please email COVID-19@rcog.org.uk.

 

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)

Testing

Research studies in the UK

 

Related information

General COVID-19 information