By now, you are probably worried about contracting the dreaded Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. These fears undoubtedly double if you are pregnant. After all, taking care of your health should be your priority during this period.

It should be made clear that everyone is at risk.With COVID-19 being deemed a global pandemic, there is certainlyno shortage of people being infected with the virus. However, experts are still in the dark when it comes to the matter of pregnant women being more susceptible to the virus. This is because there is still not enough data that focuses on this particular demographic. While disappointing, it is hardly surprising. After all, scientists are still grappling with how to effectively deal with the virus.

Of course, getting sick duringyour pregnancy can be quite scary. While the threat of exposure is certainly greater than usual, it is imperative that you remain calm. Panicking will not do you any favors. The best thing you can do is to remain vigilant and practice frequent hand-washing. Just keep in mind that prevention will always be better than a cure.