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Impacts of Covid-19 Infection on Pregnancy

• Covid infection during pregnancy increases risk of preterm delivery

(Edlow et al., 2022 doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.15787)

• Covid infection at delivery increases risk of stillbirth

(DeSisto et al., 2021 doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm7047e1)

• Risk of severe Covid infection is higher in pregnant women.

(Rad et al., 2021 doi:  10.3389/fimmu.2021.743022)

• Covid infection destroys the placenta, starving the baby of oxygen, resulting in increased risks of stillbirth and neonatal deaths.

(Schwartz et al., 2022 doi: 10.5858/arpa.2022-0029-SA)

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