COVID-19 Birth Data and Resources
NCHS is responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with new resources to help monitor COVID-19 infection during pregnancy and changes in health services utilization and maternal and infant outcomes.
Below please find information on characteristics of women with COVID-19 at any time during pregnancy, and their newborns for a limited number of states, monthly changes in selected national health services utilization and maternal and infant outcome measures among all births based on provisional 2020 birth data compared with the same month in 2018 and 2019, and guidance for states that are considering collecting maternal COVID-19 on the birth certificate.
Note: The tables below have different methodologies, which are outlined on their respective pages.
Tabulated birth data by month of birth and maternal COVID-19 status for a limited reporting area.
- Trends in characteristics of mothers with confirmed or presumed COVID-19 during pregnancy: 14 states and the District of Columbia, July 2020-June 2022. Vital Statistics Rapid Release, No. 29 (6/2023)
- Maternal and Infant Characteristics and Outcomes Among Women With Confirmed or Presumed COVID-19 During Pregnancy: 14 States and the District of Columbia. Vital Statistics Rapid Release, No. 17 (12/2021)
- Changes in Births by Month: United States, 2021. Vital Statistics Rapid Release, No. 22 (7/2022)
- Changes in Births by Month: United States, January 2019–June 2021. Vital Statistics Rapid Release, No. 19 (3/2022)
- Provisional Life Expectancy Estimates for 2020. National Vital Statistics Reports Volume 70, No. 15 (11/2021)
- Changes in Births to New York City Residents Occurring Outside New York City, by Race and Hispanic Origin of the Mother: 2018–2019 and 2019–2020. Vital Statistics Rapid Release, No. 13 (5/2021)
For jurisdictions considering collecting information on maternal COVID-19 on the birth certificate