How to Protect Your Newborn Against COVID-19

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Having a newborn is hard enough under the best of circumstances, but it can feel especially stressful during a global pandemic. If you recently had a baby or are expecting soon, it’s only natural to wonder what exactly you can do to protect your newborn against COVID-19. So we tapped a few experts to offer up some top tips.

How Does COVID-19 Impact Babies? This type of coronavirus is new, and there’s a lot that researchers are still learning about it, including how it can affect babies. But based on preliminary data, infants “are at very low risk for COVID-19 infection,” says Jeffrey Loughead, MD, medical director of pediatrics at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine in Geneva, Illinois. “We don’t know exactly why yet, but of all the confirmed cases in the US, as of April 2, only 1.7 percent are in children less than 18 years and only in a…

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