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Covid in Pregnancy Linked to Stillbirths and Newborn Deaths, Study Suggests



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January 13 (Press Association) — Women who have Covid-19 towards the end of their pregnancy are more vulnerable to stillbirths, newborn deaths and birth related complications, a new study suggests.

The research also found that most complications occurred in women who were not vaccinated, with the majority (98%) of pregnant women with Covid-19 who were admitted to critical care being unvaccinated.