- US States and DC: 2,470
- US Territories: 4,831
*Source: US Zika Pregnancy & Infant Registry as of March 20, 2018
Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects. Learn how to prevent Zika.
Zika and Pregnancy: What's New
- CDC reports increase in birth defects potentially related to Zika in US areas with local transmission
- Children with Congenital Zika Virus Infection Face Serious Challenges as They Age
- Updated Interim Guidance for Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection
- Updated Interim Guidance for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure
Read stories about how CDC worked with health departments to protect mothers and babies from Zika virus infection.
Concerned that your newborn may have been exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy? Learn how to talk with you baby's doctor about your concerns.
- Page last reviewed: March 27, 2018
- Page last updated: March 27, 2018
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