Iruretagoyena discusses pregnancy during pandemic on WKOW

Tags: maternal-fetal medicine, igor iruretagoyena

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many have questions about whether to try for pregnancy and what risks or complications the pandemic may pose for pregnant people. On Thursday, November 19, UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Director Igor Iruretagoyena, MD spoke with WKOW-27 News in Madison about pregnancy in the time of COVID.

In the segment, he discusses whether pregnant people are at higher risk of severe illness, what we know so far about vertical transmission, and more. 

Watch “Pregnant in a Pandemic: What are the Risks?” now.