As of 24 March 2020, it is unclear how COVID-19 may affect pregnant women and those who are trying to conceive. We’ve put together a list of reliable sources so that you can keep up to date with new information on COVID-19 and pregnancy as it becomes available.
If you want to stay in touch with the latest advice, follow the Fertility Society of Australia’s information here. The FSA is the peak body representing scientists, doctors, researchers, nurses, consumers and counsellors in reproductive medicine in Australia and New Zealand.
You can also stay up to date with what is known about COVID-19, pregnancy and birth by following the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ advice here.
The Commonwealth Government’s advice about COVID-19 can be found here.
Did you know?
In a 2012 telephone survey of Australians aged 18 to 45 years who want to have a child or another child now or in the future, more than 40% of participants were unaware that smoking and obesity significantly reduce fertility.
Your Fertility is a national public education program brought to you by the Fertility Coalition, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services.