Antibodies for SARS-Cov-2 also known as COVID-19 are found in newborns after their mom has had Covid-19 during pregnancy.
Recent cord blood studies have aimed to look at what happens with the immune response in mom and babies when mom contracts Covid-19 in pregnancy.
That means that women with Covid-19 in pregnancy mount antibody response that crosses the placenta and protects the babies for at least 28 days after infection.
These studies show that even moms who have Covid-19 and no symptoms will pass these protective antibodies to their growing fetus.
Consult your birth provider, but most guidance says to get your Covid-19 vaccination as soon as you are able, even if pregnant or planning a future pregnancy.