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)