CoVid-19 Research

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Association of Ontario Midwives Clinical FAQ page can be found here.

Clients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 should be encouraged to continue chest/breastfeeding their infants. Breast/Chest feeding information from the Association of Ontario Midwives can be found here
 
Public Health Agency of Canada has created a Fact Sheet on COVID-19 for pregnant people.
 
The Canadian Paediatric Society and Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada have published a joint practice point article on breastfeeding: Breastfeeding when mothers have suspected or proven COVID-19.
 
The Canadian Paediatric Society has two updated two Practice Points:
 
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has released this Committee Opinion regarding CoVID-19 here which includes an opinion regarding vaccines. 
 
The (Ontario) Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) has released The Maternal-Neonatal General Guidelines for CoVID-19 and they can be found here.
 
The Joint Statement of the Issue of Support Persons in Labour in Canada can be found here. This is statement that was released on April 24th, 2020 from the Society of Gynaecologist of Canada, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives, The Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses and The Canadian Association of Midwives. 
 
On December 2, the CANCOVID-Preg project team released an interim report and infographic of its findings on pregnant populations using data from March 1, 2020, to Sept. 30, 2020, from three Canadian provinces (Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia).
 
Are you working outside the home during the pandemic and pregnant?
The SOGC updated its Statement on pregnant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic on Nov. 19, 2020. In it, the SOGC maintains that most healthy pregnant individuals will experience a mild to moderate course of COVID-19 disease, but that pregnant individuals who are infected are at an increased risk of needing intensive care or invasive ventilation.