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Maternal-Neonatal COVID-19 Information

Maternal-Neonatal COVID-19 General Guideline

On behalf of the Maternal Newborn Committee (M-NC) for the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health and the M-NC COVID-19 Task Force, we are excited to share the newly released Maternal-Neonatal COVID-19 General Guideline!

The Maternal-Neonatal COVID-19 General Guideline provides direction on key areas including:

  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by Providers and Patients during Labour & Delivery
  • Supporting People for Pregnant Patients during a Labour & Delivery Admission
  • Mother-Baby Dyad Care for Suspected/Confirmed COVID-19 Mothers
  • Care of Babies born to Suspected and Confirmed COVID-19 Mothers
  • Infant Testing
  • And much more

We hope these tools will assist our fellow colleagues and front-line workers across the province. This work began when PCMCH was tasked by the Ministry of Health to provide support to our Maternal-Neonatal providers across the province. Recognizing that during the perinatal period individuals and their families have a high degree of interaction with multiple providers in the health care system. There is a need for care during these life stages is time sensitive and cannot be delayed during this pandemic response. We hope that these guidelines provide some clarity and recommendations regarding practice changes related to maternal-neonatal care regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.


Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health COVID -19 Webinar