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New study shows significant impacts of severe Covid-19 infection on pregnancy outcomes

A new analysis from Oxford Population Health has found that pregnant women that are 30 years old or more, overweight, of mixed ethnicity or have gestational diabetes have a greater

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Almost all pregnant women admitted to intensive care with Covid-19 are unvaccinated, new study shows

Researchers urge all governments to prioritise pregnant women as an at-risk group for Covid-19 vaccination A new analysis led by the National Perinatal Unit (NPEU) at Oxford Population Health and published

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Widespread effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on maternal and newborn care in Europe

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to deficiencies and large inequalities in the care of mothers and newborns in Europe. This is shown by a study in which researchers from the

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Babies born during pandemic’s first year score slightly lower on a developmental screening test

Columbia researchers found that babies born during the pandemic’s first year scored lower on a developmental screening test of social and motor skills at 6 months, regardless of whether their

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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