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The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologistsin conjunction with The Royal College of Midwives and The Royal College of Paediatrcs and Child health - has just issued some practical guidance for healthcare professionals in regard to Coronavirus infection in pregnancy. And, whilst some of this refers to specific practical UK considerations, the advice as a whole provides some valuable perspectives for healthcare professionals everywhere.

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NB: It is planned to regularly update this advice whenever new and relevant information becomes available.


Clinical Advice on the care of pregnant women and the newborn, including the management of childbirth and considerations for breast feeding - From an expert panel of Italian specialists drawing on current, local experience. Available in a range of different languages.

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The World Health Organisation’s latest general guidance on - Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when COVID-19 disease is suspected

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COVID-19 Statements
FIGO is paying close attention to the updates on COVID-19. Based on available data there is no evidence that pregnant women are more at risk than the general population.

The latest statements from a number of FIGO National Member Societies can be found here.


Expert guidance on obstetric high dependency and critical care – including airway and ventilator support

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Practical information for pregnant women – short video sequence from leading specialist

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