COVID-19 in pregnancy raises risk of preterm birth and severe disease
November 5, 2020
Early data support counseling pregnant women about risks for severe illness associated with infection.
New case suggestive of in utero SARS-CoV-2 transmission
November 5, 2020
In this rare case of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from a mother to her neonate, virus was detected in cord blood but not placenta.
Few women hospitalized for influenza have been vaccinated
October 27, 2020
“A provider recommendation, combined with an offer to administer a flu vaccine at the time of visit, remains one of the best ways” to increase flu vaccination among pregnant women.
SARS-CoV-2 appears unlikely to pass through breast milk
August 28, 2020
Researchers detected viral RNA in a breast milk sample from one woman with COVID-19 disease, but culture was negative.
Small NY study: Mother-baby transmission of COVID-19 not seen
July 24, 2020
All of the 31 infants born to infected mothers tested negative.
Stillbirth incidence increases during COVID-19 pandemic
July 17, 2020
Incidence of stillbirths was fourfold higher during the pandemic, compared with a similar period prepandemic.
COVID-19: Haiti is vulnerable, but the international community can help
July 1, 2020
Deep distrust has undermined the messages of public health officials, said Mr. Dorcela and Mr. St. Jean.
Pregnant women at greater risk for severe COVID-19, CDC says
June 26, 2020
Pregnancy was linked to increased risk of hospitalization, admission to the ICU, and mechanical ventilation, but not death.
COVID-19 may increase risk of preterm birth and cesarean delivery
May 29, 2020
Increased BMI may be a risk factor for severe disease, and fever and dyspnea on admission are associated with subsequent maternal respiratory deterioration.
Placental injury reported in women with COVID-19
May 28, 2020
A first-of-its-kind study looks at the extent and implications of pathological damage to the placentas of mothers with COVID-19.