A brand new examine has discovered that pregnant ladies had been no extra prone to expertise worse Covid-19 signs and that infants born to moms contaminated with the virus have antibodies.
The small examine of 16 pregnant ladies, launched on Friday by the Singapore Obstetrics and Gynaecology Analysis Community, discovered no proof that the coronavirus will be transmitted between mom and child.
One other constructive discovering was that of the 5 infants delivered earlier than the examine was revealed, all of them had been born with Covid-19 antibodies. Though researchers had been uncertain what degree of safety this might supply them towards the virus.
The examine additionally discovered that the coronavirus was no extra dangerous to pregnant ladies than anybody within the wider inhabitants.
“The examine outcomes had been reassuring,” the Singapore Obstetrics and Gynaecology Analysis Community stated in an announcement.
“This demonstrates that the incidence and severity of Covid-19 amongst pregnant ladies parallels normal inhabitants traits.”
Not one of the ladies died from the virus and all made full recoveries.
Nevertheless, two of the ladies misplaced their infants, and the researchers stated that one of many circumstances might have been on account of Covid-19 problems.
The World Well being Group (WHO) states that pregnant ladies will be badly affected by respiratory infections, like coronaviruses, and advises that precautions are taken.
The WHO provides that there is no such thing as a proof that Covid-19 will be transmitted from the mom to her child, a discovering bolstered by the Singapore examine.
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