A 35 year-old woman in her late third trimester of pregnancy presents to the office for an acute rash that started on her abdomen as seen in the picture below. What do you need to council the mother regarding the effect that this rash may have on the fetus?
A. Increased risk of prematurity and small-for-gestational age
B. No effect
C. Increased risk of stillbirths
D. Increased risk of intrapartal fetal distress
E. Increased risk of meconium staining of amniotic fluid
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