Pregnant people may be at greater risk for severe illness from COVID-19 and should do what they can to stay healthy and avoid getting COVID-19. Pregnant women and their families should take steps to stay healthy and reduce their risk for getting COVID-19.
We are learning more every day about COVID-19 and how to care for people during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. See the following resources for information about COVID-19, pregnancy, and nursing:
- Pregnant during COVID-19 (PDF) | Additional languages available
- Going home after birth during the COVID pandemic (PDF) | Additional languages available
Additional Resources - Pregnancy, Birth, and Caring for your Newborn
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding (CDC)
- How to keep your breast pump clean (CDC)
- Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): What You Need to Know about Its Impact on Moms and Babies (March of Dimes)
- COVID-19 Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Support (Perinatal Support Washington)
More COVID-19 Information and Resources
Stay up-to-date on the current COVID-19 situation in Washington, Governor Inslee's proclamations, symptoms, how it spreads, and how and when people should get tested. See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
The risk of COVID-19 is not connected to race, ethnicity or nationality. Stigma will not help to fight the illness. Share accurate information with others to keep rumors and misinformation from spreading.
- WA State Department of Health 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)
- WA State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19)
- Find Your Local Health Department or District
- CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Stigma Reduction Resources
Have more questions about COVID-19? Call our hotline: 1-800-525-0127. For interpretative services, press # when they answer and say your language. (Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.) For questions about your own health, COVID-19 testing, or testing results, please contact your health care provider.