30 Mar How to Take Care Pregnancy from Corona virus?
Coronavirus is spreading rapidly to everyone worldwide and people of all ages can be infected by this virus. Many pregnant women have expressed most concerns about the impact of Covid-19 on their health and baby health. Here in this blog, Dr. Usha M Kumar, the best gynecologist in Delhi hospital answers many FAQs about the issues caused by the Coronavirus to pregnant women.
As everyone knows about widespread Coronavirus, this spreads through respiratory droplets sent into the air when a person has Covid-19 coughs or sneezes and a person comes in contact with that affected person. The droplets land on surfaces and objects and are picked up on the hands of others and can be spread further.
Q. What is the risk of becoming ill from Covid-19 for a pregnant woman?
Ans. The impact on pregnant women is not known much, but as it is a novel coronavirus, the symptoms are likely to mild to moderate. Most pregnant women are more likely to get symptoms than the general public if infected with Coronavirus.
Q. What a pregnant woman does protect herself against catching the coronavirus?
Ans. The best things to protect yourself from coronavirus are to practice hand hygiene by washing your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20-30 seconds. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose with your bare hands. Also, avoid being in social gatherings. Implementing social distancing is essential to limit the spread of the virus. If you have a mild cough and cold, it is suggested to stay at home. Use tissue or hanky while sneezing and coughing or do it into your elbow to avoid making other sicks. Taking adequate rest, good sleep, and a healthy diet also are important for maintaining the health of your immune system.
Q. Can pregnant women travel for a babymoon?
Ans. The female gynecologist will suggest you avoid traveling at this time as the virus spread is full. What if pregnant women have fever or cough and have traveled from an infected country or have been in contact with an infected person? This can be unsafe.
Once if a pregnant woman has similar symptoms like a Covid-19 patient (headache, fever, cold, running nose, shortness of breath, vomiting), it is suggested to call your consultant doctor and inform them of the symptoms, travel or contact with the infected person. Never just go directly to your doctor’s place. First, call and know whether you need to go for testing or to come in for evaluation.
Q. Having a baby shower is safe in this pandemic situation?
Ans. As this is a joyous occasion. It is recommended to stop social gatherings in this pandemic situation to limit the spread of the virus.
Dr. Usha M Kumar, the best gynecologist in Delhi hospital, will provide world-class gynae services to women. Book an appointment now.