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No sign of COVID-19 vaccine in breast milk

Messenger RNA vaccines against COVID-19 were not detected in human milk, according to a small study by UC San Francisco, providing early evidence that the vaccine mRNA is not transferred

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COVID’s impact on pregnancy, birth trends

A different type of surge may be on the way more than a year into the pandemic – a baby surge. The COVID-19 shutdown initially seemed to hit pause on

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International Day of the Midwife: Bringing lives into the world during a pandemic

Life as a midwife has looked rather different since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, but the job at hand has remained the same during this time

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Protecting or harming? The exclusion of pregnant women from the Covid-19 vaccine trials

Dr Sophie Williams, Academic Lead in Psychology at the University of Derby, examines the decision to exclude women from trials for the Covid-19 vaccine and the history behind this decision.

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Pregnant women show robust immune response to COVID vaccines

In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard have found the

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NMC reflects on extraordinary time one year on from the first Covid-19 national lockdown

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has launched a week of reflections on the year of Covid-19 – highlighting and celebrating the achievements of nurses, midwives, nursing associates and nursing

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Pregnant women pass along protective Covid antibodies to their babies

Antibodies that guard against Covid-19 can transfer from mothers to babies while in the womb, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers published in the

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COVID-19 infection in pregnancy not linked with stillbirth or baby death

COVID-19 infection in pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth or early neonatal death, according to a new study. However the research, from over 4000 pregnant women with suspected or confirmed

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NMC updates approach to supporting nursing and midwifery education amid the Covid-19 pandemic

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has announced it will reintroduce emergency education standards to enable final year nursing students to opt-in to support the response to the Covid-19 pandemic,

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Pregnant women in third trimester unlikely to pass SARS-CoV-2 infection to newborns

Pregnant women with the SARS-CoV-2 infection, the virus that causes COVID-19, during the third trimester are unlikely to pass the infection to their newborns, suggests a study funded by the