National Guidance for COVID-19

Latest Updates

  • Information on coronavirus for pregnant BAME women. RCOG latest update for women and families 10th July 2020.

  • RCOG guidance of Restoration and Recovery; and principles of testing and triage during Covid pandemic: Click Here


Birth Partners

New guidance from NHS England allows for a second birth supporter where social distancing can be maintained. For more info click here.


What We Currently Know


We understand this is a worrying time for women who are pregnant and for those with new babies.

Watch  Consultant Obstetrician and RCOG Vice President Dr Jo Mountfield talk about what we currently know about #coronavirus and #pregnancy for


RCOG & RCM Latest Guidance for women and families. To read in full Click Here

You can also watch these two videos from RCOG Vice President Dr Jo Mountfield. In the first video she is talking about coronavirus and pregnancy. In the second she talks about attending routine antenatal appointments during coronavirus


Keeping Safe Over Christmas

We understand that pregnant women may feel worried about socialising with friends and family this Christmas. We’ve put together a short animation containing steps you can take to keep you and your baby safe during the festive period.

We know that #coronavirus and national lockdown has created a lot of anxiety for pregnant women and their families. Watch our short animation for our key pregnancy advice during the pandemic. You can also read our Q&As for pregnant women and their families here:



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