A gynecologist evaluated the risk of coronavirus for pregnant women

MOSCOW, 20 APR — RIA Novosti. Pregnancy during a pandemic coronavirus will flow differently than in normal times. What to do for future mothers to protect themselves and the child, told radio Sputnik physician, obstetrician-gynecologist Lyubov Yerofeyeva.

Coronavirus COVID-19 threatens the health of any person, and pregnant is no exception, said doctor Lyubov Yerofeyeva. Pregnant women may suffer even stronger than most other categories of people.

About the impact of coronavirus on the unborn child yet too early to say. Objective information can be collected only after the end of the pandemic. So far, all forecasts can be built on the basis of past large-scale epidemics, said Lyubov Yerofeyeva.

Ways to protect yourself and child from moms is still there. Obstetrician-gynecologist Lyubov Yerofeyeva in an interview with radio Sputnik said that pregnant women should adhere to the standard rules of isolation with a few additions.