Table 2

Recommendations on maternal–infant proximity for infants of mothers with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 (n=33)

Maternal–infant proximityConfirmed
n (%)
Suspected
n (%)
Rooming-in*12 (36)11 (33)
Rooming-in only on family request/preference3 (9)3 (9)
Room sharing supported, infant >2 m distant 6 (18)4 (12)
Rooming-in allowed on negative swab COVID-19 test for mother and infant 6 (18)
Infant and mother isolated from one another9 (27)3 (9)
No information provided3 (9)6 (18)
  • *Unrestricted.

  • †Includes where room sharing is supported with 2 m distance or with 2 m distance and family request.

  • ‡Includes where rooming in is allowed on negative swab test; on negative swab test with family preference; or on negative swab test with 2 m distance and family request.