Pregnancy

Pregnant people are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters. Climate change is making it worse.

As we face the highly transmissible Delta variant [B1617.2] and see severe outcomes from Covid-19 among unvaccinated pregnant people it is urgent to increase vaccinations.

We know that up to 25% of men who have coronavirus will also have sperm impairment from the disease. Couples that want to conceive – we need them to vaccinate more.

What is the guidance for vaccination of women with breastfeeding infants, women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant and women who are menstruating? 

Babies born to women who contracted Covid-19 in the first and second trimesters are just as healthy as any other babies. No evidence of vertical transmission.

The impact of Covid-19 was not limited to mothers, either. The babies of infected women the study followed were almost three times more likely to face severe medical complications.

Pregnancy can be hard during normal times, but there’s an extra layer of uncertainty during the pandemic as Covid-19 presents unique risks to pregnant people.

The WHO recommending generally against the use of the vaccine during pregnancy except for those at high risk of exposure or having a severe case.

The hopes raised by the rapid development of vaccines don’t yet extend to pregnant women, but their safety and needs must be considered during vaccine distribution. When will pregnant women benefit from a Covid-19 vaccine?

Pregnant women should be counseled about the risk for severe Covid-19 associated illness.

Wel maakt het ons bewust dat veel paren die we behandelen niet onvruchtbaar zijn, maar verminderd vruchtbaar.

A new CDC report says pregnant women who have coronavirus appear to have a higher risk of giving birth prematurely.

Pregnant and recently pregnant women are less likely to manifest Covid-19 related symptoms of fever and myalgia than non-pregnant women of reproductive age and are potentially more likely to need intensive care treatment.

Yalda Afshar hears the worries every day from her patients: Will Covid-19 hit me harder because I’m pregnant? If I’m infected, will the virus damage my baby? She understands the women’s concerns better than most: Her first child is due in October.

Het Coronavirus kan niet in de borstvoeding komen. Met een goede hygiëne kan je gewoon borstvoeding geven. Misschien ben je bang dat je je baby met het Coronavirus besmet. Dat is niet helemaal te voorkomen. De verloskundige, kraamhulp of arts zullen samen met jou alles doen om te zorgen dat de kans zo klein mogelijk is dat je baby wordt besmet. Mocht het toch gebeuren, dan hoef je je daar niet schuldig over te voelen. Je baby zal waarschijnlijk niet erg ziek worden van het Coronavirus.


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