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.

Provisional Birth Estimates for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Screenshot, Excess Deaths Associated with COVID-19

Tabulated provisional 2020 and 2021 data on selected birth measures, by month for the United States.

Updated July 15, 2021
Provisional Counts Dashboard State Map

Tabulated birth data by maternal COVID-19 status for a limited reporting area.

Updated July 15, 2021
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Guidance for collecting Maternal COVID-19 data

For jurisdictions considering collecting information on maternal COVID-19 on the birth certificate

Page last reviewed: July 15, 2021