The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released guidance to health care professionals on COVID-19 and we thought we’d shorten it for sharing with our patients as an FAQ. For the full version of the document visit the RCOG website. Please note that these are only some of the questions frequently asked questions and that a lot is still under investigation. 1. What is the effect of Coronavirus( COVID-19) on pregnancy? Pregnant women do not appear to be more severely unwell than the general population although pregnancy makes one more vulnerable to infection especially with underlying conditions such as Diabetes.