COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and Breastfeeding

COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and Breastfeeding

Things are tough out there. If you are pregnant you no doubt have lots of questions about living and ultimately giving birth during this difficult time. These guidelines are from Alberta and like with everything these days are subject to change. As of March 23, 2020 this is what is being recommended if you live in Alberta. There are many good things here that are universal no matter where you live. Social distance, wash your hands, avoid touching your face and stay at home if possible.

Hopefully you will find these helpful in some way

COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and Breastfeeding

Ontario COVID-19 Documents

The Maternal-Neonatal COVID-19 General Guideline provides direction on key areas including:

  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by Providers and Patients during Labour & Delivery
  • Supporting People for Pregnant Patients during a Labour & Delivery Admission
  • Mother-Baby Dyad Care for Suspected/Confirmed COVID-19 Mothers
  • Care of Babies born to Suspected and Confirmed COVID-19 Mothers
  • Infant Testing