Children's Hospital Colorado

Fetal Care, Labor and Delivery During COVID-19

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of normal life. What hasn’t changed is the need for high-quality labor and delivery services for moms and babies. Whether your pregnancy is considered routine or higher risk, we understand how stressful this situation has been for expecting mothers and their families. And we’re here to help.

At the Colorado Fetal Care Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado, we’re prepared to accept patients for labor and delivery. Our highly specialized team has delivered more than 1,000 babies with rare and serious health conditions, including hundreds during the coronavirus pandemic. We have the facilities, expertise and experience to handle challenges during normal times – and now.

Our top priority is keeping you and your baby safe. Please expand the windows below to learn what to expect during your delivery at our fetal care center.

FAQs for new patients and families

If you’re new to the Colorado Fetal Care Center, you probably have many questions. We’ve answered the most common questions below. Don’t hesitate to call 1-720-777-4463 or reach out to our nurse coordinators if you need assistance.

FAQs about your visit

It’s more than likely that many aspects of your original birth plan have had to change. We’re here to help you through this challenging time as you wait to meet your baby.

We’ve compiled the following FAQs to help you plan and anticipate the days ahead. If you still have questions after reading these answers, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Pregnancy and birth during the COVID-19 pandemic

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This information is based on CDC recommendations and what is currently known about COVID-19 and the transmission of other viral respiratory infections. Due to the evolving nature of the coronavirus pandemic, recommendations can change quickly. Please follow all rules and guidelines set by state and local public health and safety authorities. Reference the CDC and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) for immediate updates on COVID-19. This content was updated on June 1, 2022.