This article will show you 5 questions about COVID-19 and infertility treatment.
Q: Is Prime Fertility Clinic taking measures to ensure my safety against coronavirus during my treatment?
A: Yes. At Prime Fertility Clinic we are following the information published by the health authorities very closely to adapt our protocols and guarantee the safety of our patients at all times. In addition, there is currently no evidence of COVID-19 transmission through assistedreproduction.
Q: Should I interrupt or postpone my assisted reproduction treatment due to the latest coronavirus developments?
A: Depending of the city, prevention measures will be taken according to the situation of the epidemic outbreak in the region. We make available to our patients, first ON-LINE visits and follow-up so that in the most responsible way possible we avoid transfers to the clinics as indicated in the different regions.
Q: I am pregnant, do I have an increased risk of being infected by coronavirus?
A: The data available so far do not show an increased risk of infection in the population of pregnant women. It is therefore recommended to follow the same steps to prevent infection as the rest of the population.
Q: I have tested positive for coronavirus and I am pregnant, can I infect my baby?
A: To date, published articles and case studies show that there is no vertical mother-to-child transmission of COVID-19. In addition, neither the prognosis of the pregnancy nor of the patients was worse compared to infected non-pregnant women. However, it is very important to contact your obstetrician if you are diagnosed.
Q: How can I prevent being infected by coronavirus?
A: To reduce the likelihood of infection by COVID-19, the health authorities recommend the following:
– Wash your hands frequently.
– Cover your mouth with your bent elbow or with a tissue when you cough and sneeze.
– Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with your hands.
– With the appearance of any symptoms, avoid close contact with other people and contact the health authorities.
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Reference: Prime Fertility Center Co., Ltd.