Schools have been closed, families are self-isolating – but are children immune to COVID-19 ? In this episode of #TheCoronaCast presented by Paedipods, Podcast Host & Surgeon Mr Pranai Buddhdev discusses the latest evidence available about COVID-19 in Children with Dr Anita Patel MD, Professor of Paediatrics & Critical Care Physician from Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC. Together they discuss the largest published epidemiological study from China, and what conclusions can be drawn safely from their experience in addition to giving valuable advice to parents with concerns about their children’s health. They also discuss maternal well-being for new parents, those considering pregnancy, trying to conceive, undergoing fertility treatment or currently pregnant, and the UK’s issued guidance to pregnant healthcare workers. 

Please find useful links below including thee Facebook Maternal Well-Being Group, Advice from Children’s National, Paedipods Website & Literature & Guidance from Pregnant Healthcare Workers in the UK. Please share this episode to anyone who may find it useful  @paedipods 

Facebook Maternal Well-Being Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2492372544412181/

Children’s National Rise & Shine Useful Links: https://riseandshine.childrensnational.org

Paedipods Website: https://www.paedipods.com

RCOG Guidance UK: https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/guidelines/2020-03-21-covid19-pregnancy-guidance-2118.pdf

Paediatrics Paper from American Academy Paediatrics from China: https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/early/2020/03/16/peds.2020-0702.full.pdf

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