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COVID-19 and Women’s Health–Conception to Delivery


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1 Professor Addl & Head of Unit, Obstetrics & Gynecology, HBT Medical College & Dr. R .N. Cooper Hospital, Mumbai, India
2 S Registrar, Obstetrics & Gynecology, HBT Medical College & Dr. R .N. Cooper Hospital, Mumbai, India
     

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The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest threat in living memory to the human race. The Global havoc unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. As we complete more than 45 days since it was declared a pandemic, we review the available literature from across the world about everything related to COVID-19 and women’s health, from conception to delivery. We present guidelines for antenatal care, testing, and precautions for health care workers [HCW]. Special emphasis is given on intrapartum care for COVID positive and suspected cases. We also present an algorithm for HCW exposed to possible cases.

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COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Obstetric Positive Case, Screening Guidelines, PPE.
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  • COVID-19 and Women’s Health–Conception to Delivery

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Authors

Reena J. Wani
Professor Addl & Head of Unit, Obstetrics & Gynecology, HBT Medical College & Dr. R .N. Cooper Hospital, Mumbai, India
Sachin S. Paprikar
S Registrar, Obstetrics & Gynecology, HBT Medical College & Dr. R .N. Cooper Hospital, Mumbai, India

Abstract


The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest threat in living memory to the human race. The Global havoc unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. As we complete more than 45 days since it was declared a pandemic, we review the available literature from across the world about everything related to COVID-19 and women’s health, from conception to delivery. We present guidelines for antenatal care, testing, and precautions for health care workers [HCW]. Special emphasis is given on intrapartum care for COVID positive and suspected cases. We also present an algorithm for HCW exposed to possible cases.

Keywords


COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Obstetric Positive Case, Screening Guidelines, PPE.

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