Doctor’s visit checklist : for pregnant women living in an area with Zika
Published Date:March 14, 2016
Series:CDC’s response to Zika
Description:What CDC knows about Zika virus and pregnancy -- What CDC doesn’t yet know about Zika virus and pregnancy and is researching quickly to find out -- How can I find out if I have Zika? -- What do the test results mean?
Zika virus can pass from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Zika is linked to microcephaly, a severe birth defect that signals a problem with brain development. If you are pregnant and living in an area with Zika, you should talk to your doctor or other healthcare provider about Zika, even if you don’t feel sick.
Use this checklist to make sure you and your doctor or other healthcare provider talk about these important questions.
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