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Covid -19 during pregnancy, labour and postnatal: A review article

Obstetrics & Gynecology International Journal
Mahmoud Alalfy,1 Ahmed Elgazzar,2 Osama Azmy,1 Ahmed Hassan3


Objectives: The aim was to make a review on COVID-19 during pregnancy to help in establishment of management plans for pregnant women with corona virus and during labour and postnatal care of the neonates.
Methods: Searches were made in PubMed to detect, recent studies regarding COVID–19 during pregnancy. Data were taken out from relevant manuscripts.
Conclusion: In comparison to MERS and SARS, COVID-19 seems less lethal, as regard to the inadequate number of cases documented till now.
A low-molecular-weight heparin should be given for pregnant women with COVID-19 to reduce the risk of thrombosis.


Pregnant, Women, COVID-19–virus