Pregnant and recently pregnant people are more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19 compared to non-pregnant people. Pregnancy causes changes in the body that could make it easier to get very sick from respiratory viruses like the one that causes COVID-19. These changes in the body can continue after pregnancy. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact daily life inside and outside of the hospital, there are many questions and concerns about what this outbreak means during pregnancy.
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