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Coronavirus (COVID-19), infection in pregnancy

The impact of new evidence and changes in policy – specifically related to the Omicron variant – is being reviewed on a weekly basis.

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

Further information for healthcare professionals and pregnant women eligible for COVID-19 vaccination is available from our COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy page.

Version 15.0: updated Monday 07 March 2022. Guidance for healthcare professionals on coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy, including guidance on vaccination in pregnancy, published by the RCOG, Royal College of Midwives, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Public Health England and Public Health Scotland. Updates made to this guidance are detailed within the document.

Covid-19 infection and pregnancy FAQs

Keeping the public safe and informed

Pregnant woman can utilise this straightforward FAQ resource to address any concerns.