Prepare for Flu Season: Information for Health Care Providers
Pregnant and postpartum women are at high risk of serious complications
of seasonal and pandemic influenza infection. It is critical that maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists and other obstetric care providers identify influenza in pregnant women and understand the treatment protocol. Below is 2018 guidance that can reduce morbidity and mortality related to influenza in pregnant women.
- SMFM Endorses AGOG's Committee (Opinion #753, October 2018), "Assessment and Treatment of Pregnant Women With Suspected or Confirmed Influenza"
- SMFM and ACOG's Algorithm Assessing and Treating Influenza-Like Illness During Pregnancy
- Influenza Prevention Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)