We all know that our bodies change during pregnancy, but did you know your immune system can be affected too?
Sometimes pregnant people are more likely to pick up infections because of physical changes brought on by growing a new life. That’s why it’s important to protect yourself and your baby from viruses like COVID.
After all, more than two-thirds of women who test positive for coronavirus have no symptoms, according to new research. However, pregnant people have an increased risk of ending up in the hospital if they catch COVID, especially in the third trimester.
You also have a higher chance of needing hospital care if you catch COVID and: