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COVID-19, Birth Outcomes, and Vaccinations: A Public Dialogue Led by Community Voices

Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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New research on COVID-19's impact on birth outcomes is emerging. The latest findings indicate that COVID-19 infection is related to an increased risk for preterm birth and that those infected have a higher risk of hospitalization and death from the virus than do non-pregnant people.

Although we are starting to have a clearer picture of COVID-19 and birth outcomes, pregnant people’s opinions about COVID-19, its impact on birth outcomes, and vaccination vary widely. For our September Collaboratory, we are forging a space for authentic dialogue. By crowdsourcing perspectives about the virus and the vaccine from a diverse group of Black and Brown pregnant and postpartum people, we hope to start this discussion by focusing on the community voices at the heart of this issue.  LEARN MORE

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