The objective of this study was to evaluate neonatal outcomes in relation to maternal SARS-CoV-2 test positivity in pregnancy. In a nationwide cohort of infants in Sweden, maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy was significantly associated with small increases in some neonatal morbidities. Given the small numbers of events for many of the outcomes and the large number of statistical comparisons, the findings should be interpreted as exploratory.
New NIHR Themed Review: Better Beginningsby National Institute for Health Research
This themed review brings together NIHR research on different aspects of health before, during and after pregnancy. It features:
- 46 published studies
- 28 ongoing studies or interim results
- Questions for clinicians, commissioners, public health professionals and othe
Strategy for Standardization of Preeclampsia Research Study Design
Optimising Sample Collection for Placental Researchby Global Pregnancy CoLab
Biobanks provide an important repository of samples for research purposes. However, for those samples to reflect the in vivo state, and for experimental reliability and reproducibility, careful attention to collection, processing and storage is essential.