Covid-19, the virus that has been spread very widely to everyone globally. Recently the WHO labelled Covid-19 a pandemic issue. About the impact of Covid-19 on pregnant woman health and baby health, many of the pregnant women have expressed most concerns.
Here in this blog, there are many FAQs about the issues caused by the Corona virus to the pregnant ladies.
Pregnancy and the new coronavirus
As everyone knows about widespread of Coronavirus, this spreads through respiratory droplets sent into the air when a person has Covid-19 coughs or sneezes. It may also spread even when a person with Covid-19 touches the surface of any object.
What is the risk of becoming ill from Covid-19 for a pregnant woman?
The impact on pregnant women is not known much, but as it is a novel virus, the symptoms are likely to mild to moderate. Most of the pregnant ladies are more likely to get symptoms than the general public if infected with Coronavirus.
What a pregnant woman do protect herself against catching the new coronavirus?
The one and only best things to protect yourself from coronavirus are to practise excellent hand hygiene are by washing your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. The best thing to do is to avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose with your hands. Also, avoid being in group gatherings. Implementing social distancing is essential to limit the spread of the virus. If you have mild cough and cold, it is suggested to stay at home and stop exposure to others. Use tissue or hankey while sneezing and coughing or do it into your elbow to avoid making other sicks. Taking adequate rest also are essential for maintaining the health of your immune system.
Can pregnant woman travel for a babymoon?
The female gynaecologist will suggest you to avoid travelling at this time as the virus spread is full and the uncertainty for travel restrictions.
What if pregnant women have fever or cough and have travelled from an infected country or have been in contact with an infected person?
Once if a pregnant woman has similar symptoms, it is suggested to call your consultant doctor and inform them of the symptoms, travel or contact with the infected person. Never just go directly to your doctor’s place. First, call and know whether you need to go for testing or to come in for evaluation.
Having a baby shower is safe at this pandemic situation
As this is a joyous occasion. It is recommended to stop group gathering at this pandemic situation. It is also suggested to be the social distance to limit the spread of the virus.
Apart from this information, you can see for more information about New coronavirus; please visit the Coronavirus Resource centre.