Dr. Rahul Gupta, March of Dimes Chief Medical and Health Officer, gave answers to frequently asked questions pregnant women may have about pregnancy and the coronavirus disease.

Questions asked:

  1. Are pregnant women more vulnerable to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)?
  2. What can pregnant women do to avoid getting COVID-19?
  3. Is the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers safe for pregnant women?
  4. Is domestic travel safe for pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  5. What can new mothers do to help prevent their newborns from getting COVID-19?
  6. What safety measures are NICUs taking during this pandemic?
  7. Should small gatherings be canceled during this pandemic?

Learn more at marchofdimes.org/covid19