Covid during pregnancy doubled babies’ risk of delays in study. Photo: Shutterstock
Covid during pregnancy doubled babies’ risk of delays in study. Photo: Shutterstock

Covid during pregnancy doubled babies’ risk of delayed development in speech, motor skills

  • Risk rose to about 6 per cent among babies who were exposed to coronavirus in the womb, study showed
  • The lags were seen in behaviour such as rolling over, reaching for objects or babbling – basic milestones of infancy

Covid during pregnancy doubled babies’ risk of delays in study. Photo: Shutterstock
Covid during pregnancy doubled babies’ risk of delays in study. Photo: Shutterstock
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