COVID-19 in Pregnancy in Scotland

Outputs and information for the public

Official statistics on COVID-19 infection and vaccination in pregnancy

Public Health Scotland Reports

The COPS study is a partnership between Public Health Scotland (PHS) and The University of Edinburgh. Statistics provided by the COPS study are shared on Public Health Scotland's website.

Data on COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy have been included in several editions of PHS's series of COVID-19 statistical reports.


Information on a number of indicators relating to child and maternal health during the pandemic are available on theCOVID-19 wider impacts dashboard.

Public Health Scotland's COVID-19 wider impacts dashboard

The dashboard provides a high-level overview of how the COVID-19 pandemic and associated control measures are impacting on population health and health services across Scotland.

Research Papers

Neonatal and maternal outcomes following SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 vaccination

August 2023: Research published in Nature Communications uses health data to explore outcomes for mothers and newborns following COVID-19 infection and vaccination during pregnancy in Scotland

Study of major congenital anomalies following COVID-19 vaccination and SARS-CoV-2 infection

January 2023: This study, published in Nature Communications, looks at the risk of major congenital conditions following COVID-19 vaccines or SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Metadata and Code

Metadata and code used in the COPS study is available through our GitHub site