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Covid-19: pregnant doctors should speak to occupational health, say experts

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 18 March 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m1104

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  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

All pregnant healthcare professionals, especially those who work in intensive care, have been advised to discuss their circumstances with their local occupational health department.

In recently published guidance the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Royal College of Midwives, and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health said that they had received a number of questions from concerned pregnant healthcare professionals.1

“We acknowledge the anxiety caused by the limitations of available information,” the guidance said. It added that, as far as was currently known, pregnant …

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