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Important questions to ask your doctor about COVID-19 and pregnancy


If you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, start a conversation with your doctor now about getting vaccinated against COVID-19 - for yourself and your baby.

And talk about what to do if you test positive. Have this important conversation so that you can be prepared.

I’m pregnant and worried about COVID-19, should I bother my doctor with my questions?
Your doctor is here to support you, listen, answer your questions about COVID-19 and vaccination and work with you on a care plan that supports the health of you and your baby during your pregnancy and beyond. Ask your questions -- big and small. Schedule an appointment with your doctor, or find a doctor.

I’m pregnant (or thinking about becoming pregnant) Should I get vaccinated?
Start a conversation with your doctor now. COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future. During pregnancy, the benefits of getting a COVID-19 vaccine outweigh any known risks of vaccination.

I’m pregnant – how do I protect my baby from COVID-19 during the pandemic?
Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 can help protect you and your baby. Have an ongoing conversation with your doctor about your questions and concerns.

Where do I go for care after hours if I have symptoms of COVID-19 during my pregnancy?
Women who are pregnant and test positive for COVID-19 should not delay care. COVID-19 during pregnancy can cause serious pregnancy complications. If you test positive, whether you have symptoms or no symptoms, call to schedule an appointment. If it’s an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

During my pregnancy, what do I do if I test positive for COVID-19?
Don’t delay care, and call your doctor as your first step. If you are pregnant and get sick with COVID-19, treatment options that may help keep you from getting severely ill and being hospitalized may be available. So, it is important to call and schedule an appointment right away.

Schedule an appointment with your doctor, or find a doctor.