COVID-19 & Pregnancy

COVID-19 & Pregnancy

“The ๐‚๐ƒ๐‚ published a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on November 6th with very important information about ๐‚๐Ž๐•๐ˆ๐ƒ-๐Ÿ๐Ÿ— ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ง๐š๐ง๐œ๐ฒ.

๐Ÿ“They evaluated 400,000 symptomatic pregnant women and found:
๐Ÿ”บ3 ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜๐˜Š๐˜œ ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด in pregnant women
๐Ÿ”บ2.5-3 ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ in pregnant women
๐Ÿ”บ2.5 ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜Œ๐˜Š๐˜”๐˜– (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)
๐Ÿ”บ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฌ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ in pregnant women (although overall rate was low โ€“ 1.5 per 1,000 cases)

These findings are present even when adjust for the pregnant moms age, race/ethnicity, and underlying medical conditions.

๐Ÿ“Additionally, a meta-analysis showed that ๐๐ซ๐ž๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ฆ ๐›๐ข๐ซ๐ญ๐ก๐ฌ ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ก๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐ข๐ง ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ง๐š๐ง๐ญ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐‚๐Ž๐•๐ˆ๐ƒ-๐Ÿ๐Ÿ— than those without the disease.

๐Ÿ“With the increasing surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States, it is exceedingly important that all women who are trying to get pregnant, and who are currently pregnant to continue to take extra measures of social distancing and masking to ensure they are not exposed to the virus.”

Post by: @dr.banakashani

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