Can coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) be passed from mother to fetus or through breast milk?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Ayesha Mirza, MD; Chief Editor: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, AAHIVS  more...
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Based on limited data, no confirmed cases of vertical mother-to-fetus intrauterine transmission of the virus have been reported thus far. [20, 21]  To date, SARS CoV-19 has not been detected in breast milk.


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