Change in the Incidence of Stillbirth and Preterm Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Change in the Incidence of Stillbirth and Preterm Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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High rates of preterm birth and cesarean delivery have been reported in women with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. However, studies have inadequate power to assess uncommon outcomes like stillbirth (fetal death ≥24 weeks’ gestation).

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Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-07-10

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Khalil, A., P. von Dadelszen, T. Draycott, A. Ugwumadu, P. O'Brien, and L. Magee. 2020. "Change in the Incidence of Stillbirth and Preterm Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic." Jama 324 (7):705-6.

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