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Suspension of fertility treatments during COVID-19 has mental health impacts

The suspension of fertility treatments due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of psychological impacts on women whose treatments were cancelled, but there are several protective factors that

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New study reveals why flu can be devastating for pregnant women

New research helps explain why flu can lead to life-threatening complications during pregnancy, suggesting the virus does not stay in the lungs but spreads throughout the mother’s body. The pre-clinical

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Pregnant women with covid-19 are less likely to have symptoms, may more likely need intensive care, and give birth early

Being older, overweight, and having other medical conditions increase their risk of having more serious disease Pregnant women seen in hospitals with covid-19 are less likely to show symptoms, and

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Is COVID-19 transmitted through breast milk? Study suggests not likely

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so do the concerns of breastfeeding mothers. Although there have been no documented cases to date of an infant contracting

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Pregnant Black and Hispanic women five times more likely to be exposed to coronavirus

Black and Hispanic pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as white and Asian women to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to a new study

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How can remote monitoring support pregnant women during and after the pandemic?

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer at Sensyne Health discusses how remote patient monitoring is likely to become part of the wider healthcare system as we see more digital technologies embedded into routine

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Treat smarter with Sonata

Promotional feature The ever-present COVID-19 pandemic has put a huge strain on hospital services in the UK and around the world. As the number of coronavirus cases rose, and hospitals

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NMC sets out plans to move towards a ‘new normal’

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has proposed a series of changes to help support nursing and midwifery students and professionals as the UK cautiously transitions to a new phase

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Rapid coronavirus test speeds up access to urgent care and will free up beds ahead of winter

The first analysis of a new point-of-care “nucleic acid test” for SARS-CoV-2 in a UK hospital setting shows these machines dramatically reduce time spent on COVID-19 ‘holding’ wards – allowing

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Sands launches new support package for NHS workers during COVID19

A UK baby loss charity has launched a campaign to help hard-pressed NHS workers provide the best possible care to families affected by baby loss during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Sands (stillbirth and neonatal death charity) has launched Finding the words: supporting the